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Global Development

Griffith University

Master
24 months
Duration
28000 AUD/year
23500 AUD/year
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About

The Global Development program at Griffith University  will give you a deep understanding of policy, politics, people and power in the modern world. If you are looking to develop your thought leadership skills and identify new, creative solutions that will improve the world around you, then the Master of Global Development is the right fit for you.

Overview

The Global Development program at Griffith University  degree was developed to align with the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, created to address the world's most pressing challenges - including ending poverty and bringing economic prosperity, social inclusion, environmental sustainability and peace and good governance to all countries  

During your study, you will examine the dynamics of global issues including:

  • Development Economics
  • Human Rights and Development
  • Climate Change and Disaster Management
  • Health and Development
  • Law Politics and Planning.

As part of your degree, you will work with experts from across the university including our research centres, and will be connected with the international development community. 

This means you can feel confident you will graduate with the critical perspective, strategic knowledge and contacts necessary to work towards agile solutions to these big issues - and make a difference.

Career opportunities

Graduates from this degree may seek roles within Non-Government Organsiation and Aid Organisations, International Development, Government Policy, Consultancy and Research. 

Potential organisations include Oxfam, Amnesty International, United Nations, World Bank, AusAid, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environment and Development 
  • Public Participation and Social Impact Assessment
  • Research Methods for Policy Makers
  • Key Issues in Development Studies
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • International Relations 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

160 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 097102C

  • hold any Bachelor degree (or equivalent) from a recognised University (or another tertiary institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale) OR
  • hold a related Bachelor degree or Graduate Certificate (or equivalent) from a recognised University (or another tertiary institution of equivalent standing) - students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing OR
  • hold a related Bachelor Honours or Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) from a recognised University (or another tertiary institution of equivalent standing) - students will be eligible for 80 credit points of advanced standing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23500 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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