Sustainable Business, Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0249

Previous Code:  SP2010.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs:  Yes.  Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.

Students undertaking this major will gain skills and knowledge to act on sustainability and social responsibility issues in business recognising the need for financial and business solutions to maintain a competitive edge. Acting on these issues, students enhance critical thinking and problem solving skills, justifying solutions and aligning with the principles of UN SDGs for complex and challenging scenarios that also address social and environmental concerns. Through business projects and research tasks, students build ethical and responsible characteristics, create innovative strategy, and develop skills in judgement, scenario planning and creativity for business environmental management.

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta City Campus - Macquarie Street Internal Dr Laurel Jackson

Major Structure

Students must successfully complete 60 credit points as listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
BUSM 7013Business, Society and the Environment10
BUSM 7020Creating Sustainable Organisations10
ARCH 7001Developing Sustainable Places10
BUSM 7040Governance, Ethics and Social Entrepreneurship10
BUSM 7048Innovation, Creativity and Foresight10
BUSM 7109Environmental Management: A Business Perspective10
Total Credit Points60

Replaced Subject

The subject listed below counts towards completion of this major for students who passed this subject in 2020 or earlier.

ACCT 7023 - Social and Environmental Accounting