24 months
30000 AUD/year
21600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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This Master of International Development from University of Canberra explores the latest theories on sustainable development and cross-cultural practice, in relation to issues such as poverty, empowerment and gender. You will intricately hone your practice-led research skills and be prepared for a rewarding career solving some of the most challenging problems facing the world today.  

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Opportunities exist for graduates in a range of areas, including non-government organisations, the charity sector, public development agencies, multinational businesses, government agencies and academia. 

You can look forward to a successful career working with bodies like World Vision, Oxfam, the Australian Red Cross, Save the Children, TEAR Australia and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, among many others.

Study a Master of International Development at University of Canberra and you will: 

  • acquire knowledge about development issues across the world, especially with under-privileged communities
  • engage with contemporary development theory
  • explore participatory approaches to planning, management, monitoring and the evaluation of development projects
  • acquire knowledge and understanding of the politics of different aspects of development processes, practices and advocacy.

Career opportunities

  • International consultant
  • Program director
  • International aid worker
  • Campaign director
  • International project manager
  • Head of fundraising

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rural Development and Agro-forestry 
  • Conflicts, Humanitarian Intervention and Reconstruction 
  • Development Research Project 
  • Gender and Development  
  • History and Politics of the Theories of Development 
  • Micro-credit and Risk Management in Development  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a degree or equivalent as approved by the University.
  • Applicants with a completed Bachelor's degree in a related/cognate field may be granted credit for 12 credit points of unspecified credit and admission into the 1.5 year (EFTSL) program.

CRICOS Code: 074938D 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    21600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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