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Introducing this course

This module is a tour through the history, structure and application of the 17 United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

It will provide you with an appreciation of how global efforts in sustainability developed, where they are today and where they hope to be in the future.

The self study pack is also intended to be a jumping off point for your studies in sustainability, highlighting how sustainability can be woven throughout any and all academic subjects.

Take a few minutes now to reflect on the two tasks below and your currents stance and knowledge on sustainability,

What are you hoping to gain from this self study pack?

Think about: What do you already know about sustainability and the SDGs, what don’t you know? How might they relate to your subject? How important is sustainability to you? You should make a note of your answers to these questions and refer back to them at the end of the itensive.


Consider the diagram of the SDGs below

Based on the goal titles alone which of the SDGs do you:

  1. Know the most about?
  2. Know the least about?
  3. Relate to the most?
  4. Relate to the least?