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Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters Program

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21 days
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1770 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters Program in collaboration with University of Queensland - UQx. Learn the in-demand leadership skills needed to advance your career in international development.

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Overview

Are you working in the development sector and looking to take the next step in your career?

International and community development aims to reduce poverty and improve the living standards, health and quality of life for those who need it most. As our world and the challenges we face becomes more complex, we need qualified and skilled professionals to lead across sectors and organizations.

Balancing theoretical knowledge with practical skills, the Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters Program from Edx in partnership with University of Queensland - UQx provides the strong technical and management skills you need to tackle the most demanding and complex challenges in global development. This credential will demonstrate that you have the advanced skills international development agencies are increasingly demanding from their leaders and managers.

Through each course, you will learn how to analyse and respond effectively to complicated problems in development, viewing them from a range of different perspectives, and how to be an adaptive leader. After gaining a verified certificate for each of the four prerequisite courses, pass the Capstone Assessment and be awarded the MicroMasters program certificate in Leadership in Global Development.

Job Outlook

  • Development industry representatives have expressed the need for professionals who have both the contextual knowledge and the leadership skills to manage increasingly complex problems.
  • The demand for development professionals in the private sector is also increasing.
  • This innovative and multidisciplinary credential will set you apart from an increasingly competitive job market.
  • Exciting career opportunities are available with multilateral and bilateral aid agencies, aid contractors, government departments, non-government organisations and mining and other private sector companies.

What You'll Learn:

  • An understanding of the prominent perspectives, trends, and challenges of leadership styles in development.
  • Critical knowledge of the science, practice and policy of sustainable pathways to development.
  • Skills in adaptive development practice, in finding local solutions to complex problems, and for scaling those solutions to improve policy.
  • The ability to apply critical reasoning to the analysis of development-related issues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leaders in Global Development
  • Adaptive Leadership in Development
  • Critical Development Perspectives
  • Capstone Assessment: Leadership in Global Development

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 10 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1770 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1770 USD for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.
  • National

    1770 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1770 USD for the full programme and a duration of 21 days.

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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

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