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Humanitarian and Development Studies

Western Sydney University

18 months
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28098 AUD/year
22560 AUD/year
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About

The Humanitarian and Development Studies program at Western Sydney University responds to the need for qualified workers in disaster relief and development, in government and non-government agencies involved in humanitarian operations and development practice.

Overview

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.

Your career

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
82

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
82

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28098 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28098 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    22560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22560 AUD per year during 18 months.

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.

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