Modern Money Lab and Torrens University have launched a world first suite of Graduate programs in Modern Monetary Theory and Ecological Economics.


Graduate Studies in the Economics of Sustainability

Launched in September 2022, Modern Money Lab and Torrens University  have joined forces to offer a unique contribution to global economics education.

Torrens University Australia is now accepting applications for a suite of online postgraduate courses in economics and sustainability, based on Modern Monetary Theory and ecological economics, designed by Modern Money Lab.

Enrolments are now open for the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master’s Degree in the Economics of Sustainability.

Our students come from all over the world and from all walks of life. We are training a new generation of thinkers equipped to solve the problems of the 21st Century. 

As Australia’s fastest growing university, Torrens University Australia brings a careers-focused and global perspective to Australian higher education. With over 20,000 students from 118+ countries, Torrens University boasts a credible industry-immersive difference for its students and strong research output. Offering high-quality, undergraduate, graduate and specialised degree programs in a wide range of academic disciplines, Torrens University proudly delivers programs at campuses in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Auckland, China and online.

Applications now open for graduate courses in the Economics of Sustainability

This unique suite of online courses speaks to Torrens University’s commitment to social responsibility, underpinned by their B Corporation Certification.

See here for information about Fee Help for Australian postgraduate students. Torrens University scholarship information is available here, including information for international students studying online.

You can also listen to an interview Associate Professor Steven Hail gave about the courses on the Activist #MMT podcast, or watch the recording of our 2022 online launch event on YouTube

Modern Money Lab and Torrens University Australia course information resources

Common Questions

Download Modern Money Lab’s Frequently Asked Questions document to find out about entry requirements, fees and scholarships, and how the courses will be delivered.

Information Brochures

Download the Torrens University course information brochure for the Graduate Certificate, the Graduate Diploma or Masters Degree of Economics of Sustainability.

Register Interest

Complete this short form on the Torrens University Australia website and a dedicated Course and Career Advisor will be in touch. You will also receive an email from Modern Money Lab.


  • Foundations of Real-World Economics
  • Foundations of Modern Money, Institutions and Markets
  • Data Analysis for Economic and Ecological Issues
  • Contending Perspectives in Economic Analysis
  • Real-World Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics of the Real World
  • Ecological Economics
  • Inequality, Equity and Employment
  • Sustainable Development Indicators
  • International Finance and Modern Monetary Theory
  • Methods of Empirical Investigation
  • Professional Economic Writing