The Master of Arts in International Development from Flinders University aims to develop critical awareness, knowledge and skills required for careers in the public, private and non-governmental sector organisations that operate in international development or international affairs. It aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of current development issues and policies areas the theories that inform them.
Students will develop a broad range of research skills and their application of research skills to international development issues. Practicum topics are offered which enable students to apply and reflect on their knowledge and skills.
Students will be able to pursue specialist knowledge in a variety of related disciplines including environmental studies, international relations, population studies, public health, public policy and management, and gender studies. A selection of topics focusing on specific countries and regions is available.
International development is a significant industry that offers a diverse range of employment opportunities. These include non-government organisations specialising in development, government departments (eg. foreign affairs, trade, development assistance), multilateral development agencies, international development institutions, development consultancy and managing contractors.
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The Master of Arts (International Development) requires the completion of 54 units of work, and is normally available to applicants with a recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent qualification) with a GPA of 4 or better with a specialisation in anthropology, development studies, economics, international relations, geography, gender studies, economics, politics or sociology. International applicants must additionally be able to demonstrate an IELTS Test score of 6 overall.
CRICOS: 079415B - 6 months and 031348D - 1 and 1.5 years
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