A postgraduate program
Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time | Part-time
Location: On campus | External and Online (N/A for the Master of International Development)
Course name: Graduate Certificate in International Development
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months
SATAC code: 2GC034
CRICOS code: 043147C
Course name: Graduate Diploma in International Development
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year
SATAC code: 2GD024
CRICOS code: 028948F
Course name: Master of Arts (International Development)
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months - 1.5 years (depending on prior academic experience)
SATAC code: 2CM027 (Basic level entry) | 2CM142 (Progressive level entry) | 2CM141 (Advanced level entry)
CRICOS code: 079415B
Course name: Master of International Development
Duration (full-time equivalent): 2 years
SATAC code: 2CM140
CRICOS code: 079414C
Our International Development courses provide conceptual frameworks with which to understand the problems faced by the developing world, as well as possible solutions.
The courses enable you to make sense of the myriad factors shaping development at the local, national and international level. You will gain skills in research, analysis, communication, cross-cultural understanding, teamwork and project design.
You will have the opportunity to put theory into practice within local and international internship experiences.
Our integrated program can be tailored to suit people seeking or consolidating careers in international development as well as practitioners wishing to put their experience in a broader academic context.
Core areas of study include:
- Development theories
- Sustainable development and the environment
- Development policies
- The politics of development
- Gender and development
- Research practice
This core international development program is delivered by an interdisciplinary team of international development experts in the School of History and International Relations.
Elective topics are also available from related disciplines including demography, environment, geography, international relations, public policy, political studies, public health, and area studies.
What will I study?
Refer to the course rule:
- Graduate Certificate in International Development
- Graduate Diploma in International Development
- Master of Arts (International Development)
- Master of International Development
Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.
For direct entry into the Master of Arts (International Development) applicants should hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification with a specialisation in anthropology, development studies, economics, international relations, geography, gender studies, economics, politics or sociology.
For direct entry into the Master of International Development applicants must hold a recognised bachelor degree, with a GPA of 5 or better, in a Social Sciences or Humanities related field from an approved tertiary institution.
International students: Entry and English language requirements
|Mid year entry:||Yes|
|Application closing dates:||
|Mid year entry:||Yes|
|Applications:||How to apply|
|Application closing dates:||Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.
|Course||Domestic students||International students|
|Graduate Certificate in International Development||Place type: Full fee paying
|Graduate Diploma in International Development||Place type: Full fee paying
|Master of Arts (International Development)||
Place type: Full fee paying
|Master of International Development||
Place type: Full fee paying2017: $17,613
- Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
- We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.