Why study the RMIT Online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Enterprise?

Utilise a breadth of sustainability knowledge in practical applications

Gain a diverse range of practical knowledge and skills in sustainability principles, practices and models through the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability. Apply this knowledge in supply chains and for value creation in business applications. Apply the knowledge and principles learnt directly into practice and lead in the sustainability space.

Understand the full lifecycle and supply chain with an entrepreneurial mindset

Discover the circular economy's potential to expand product lifecycles, fostering business growth, innovation and new opportunities. Develop social enterprises with a sustainable purpose, influencing change within your own business, a larger organisation, as an employee or to partner organisations.

Taught by world-leading and active research academics

Learn from full-time leading research academics who specialise in all areas of the business landscape, including but not limited to leadership, sustainability, technology and innovation. RMIT is recognised throughout APAC as a leader in business management education.

Program Overview

The future is beyond business as usual. The future is sustainable, ethical and diverse. Are you ready to drive change? 

Pave the way for positive change and pioneer sustainability initiatives within your business through RMIT Online’s Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Enterprise.  

Gain a wide breadth of knowledge and skills on sustainability principles, practices and models to be the change-maker your business needs to succeed. 

This sustainability certificate is designed for those seeking to learn how to bring sustainability principles into their work environment or to lead entrepreneurial sustainability ventures.  

This certificate in sustainability comprises of four core courses and is the perfect postgraduate qualification to fuel your passion for sustainability to better understand sustainable models and practices and lead sustainability initiatives in business. It also provides you with a pathway to continue studying towards the Master of Business Administration

Quick facts
Quick facts

(7 weeks each)

8 months part-time (minimum)^

Mar, May, July, Aug, Oct

$4,680 per course, FEE-HELP available*

Program code: TBD GC216KP

^Number of courses and duration to be comprised depends on prior degree. Please see Entry Requirements or contact us for further details.

*Plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) based on your credit point enrolment load. 

What you will study

The RMIT Online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Enterprise is comprised of four core courses.

Pathways and Credit

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Enterprise, you may pursue further study through a pathway to RMIT Online's Master of Business Administration (MBA).

If you choose to continue studying after completing the Graduate Certificate Sustainability towards RMIT Online’s MBA, you can specialise or select individual courses based on your career goals and aspirations with six future-focused and on-trend specialisations.

Completion of an additional 8–12 courses at a master's degree level affords you both graduate certificate and master’s qualifications.

Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.

*If you do not meet the entry requirements for the 12 course master's, you may have the opportunity to enrol in a 16 course master's. See entry requirements for more details.


Career Outcomes

Completing the MBA at RMIT Online unlocks a world of possibilities and expands your professional potential. As a graduate, you’ll be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in various roles, and the opportunities available to you will continue to grow.

Here are some examples of the roles you will be ready to step into and their expected growth and salary range for the next five years.

Source attribution: Job Outlook, SEEK.

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Entry requirements

RMIT Online postgraduate students must meet minimum academic requirements, and international students must have a proficient level of English. You can find more details below.


Academic requirements
English language requirements
Recognition of Prior Learning


An Australian bachelor’s degree or equivalent, or higher-level qualification, in any discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.


If you do not meet the above entry requirement for the Graduate Certificate, you may be considered if you have a minimum of five years full-time equivalent work experience. Applicants will be required to submit a curriculum vitae (CV).

*If your qualification was completed more than 10 years ago, you will need to provide evidence of ongoing professional work and/or professional development in the same discipline as the program for which you are seeking entry.

International students are required to provide current evidence of English language proficiency for admission to RMIT University. For detailed information on English language requirements and other proficiency tests recognised by RMIT visit the English language requirements and equivalency information.

Australian Student Visas

RMIT Online’s Graduate Certificate in Leadership does not meet Australia’s student visa requirements. For an Australian student visa, you must have an on-campus place in a program of study. For more details on RMIT's on-campus programs, visit rmit.edu.au.

Not sure? Talk to us 

RMIT assesses each student’s prior learning and qualifications to grant credit so you can complete your online postgraduate degree sooner. Applications will be decided on a case-by-case basis. RMIT aims to grant as much credit as possible at the time of offer, so it’s important to provide as much evidence of prior study and work experience as possible with your application. 

Speak to our Enrolment Advisors to find out more.