The Humanitarian and Development Studies program at Western Sydney University is about disasters that will continue to occur around the world, and there is a continuous need for skilled humanitarian workers. Change makers like you are required to deliver specialist humanitarian aid relief to people dealing with disasters. That’s the focus of our new Master of Humanitarian and Development Studies.
Offered from 2018, this course encompass both the aid and health sectors with a focus on rehabilitation and development. Through a mix of practical and theoretical learning you’ll gain an understanding of the complexity of development and see how humanitarian assistance works hand-in-hand with international development aid efforts.
With the Master degree you’ll also gain a truly global point of view with international placement with one of our education partners. Mixing online and on campus learning, the Humanitarian and Development courses are available at a Master, Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate level.
As a humanitarian and development studies graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Humanitarian Relief
- Aid Development Programming
- Project Managing
- Disaster Relief Work
- Policy Development
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- Public Health in Complex Emergencies (Advanced)
- Political Economy of Development
- Research in the Social Sciences
- Emergency and Disaster Management
- Humanitarian and Development Research Project
- Humanitarian and Development Training Placement
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- 18 months
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesSocial Work Sustainable Development View 41 other Masters in Sustainable Development in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- CRICOS Code: 096600D
- A Bachelor's Degree in Arts or Social Sciences, or
- Any tertiary degree combined with a minimum of six months professional experience in a development or humanitarian assistance context.
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International26760 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 26760 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
National21880 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21880 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.