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Postgraduate | TAS-BFA527 | 2023

Corporate Sustainability

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Contemporary organisations can thrive as sustainable operators. When business professionals consider the environment and the community, they grow a positive brand, motivate employees, and satisfy shareholders.

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 20 Feb 2023
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Corporate Sustainability

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:

    1. Compare and contrast sustainability concepts from a range of perspectives and examine the relevance of ‘accounting’ to sustainability.
    2. Analyse the relationship between organisational responsibilities, accountabilities, and accounting.
    3. Evaluate the various ways in which social and environmental considerations can be embedded within an organisation.
    4. Evaluate the various frameworks for reporting information about an organisation’s social and environmental performance, and the tools that can be used to analyse publicly available sustainability reports.
    5. Demonstrate the qualities of a critical thinker and reflective practitioner, particularly in relation to the relevance of material to different places including the Tasmanian context.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2023 - Postgraduate Single Subjects

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Postgraduate Single Subjects