International Development, Postgraduate Certificate | University of Canberra | Canberra, Australia
6 months
25000 AUD/full
21600 AUD/full
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Throughout this Graduate Certificate in International Development from University of Canberra you will explore the theory and practice of development on a global level, while considering an ethical approach that reflects social, cultural and environmental factors.   

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You will cover important topics like the issues of gender, poverty and empowerment, and the history and politics of developmental theory, and will learn how to design and evaluate an international project.

Your future career could be working in the public development sector, for multinational organisations, or as a project manager or consultant for non-government organisations like the Australian Red Cross or World Vision. 

Study a Graduate Certificate in International Development at University of Canberra and you will:

  • develop the skills to critically engage with contemporary theories and practices in development studies
  • understand changes in development theory and trends in practice as they apply to local and global development processes
  • gain the skills to reflect on your own practice and articulate an ethical approach to international development that considers cultural, social and environmental elements.

Career opportunities

  • International consultant
  • Program director
  • International aid worker
  • Campaign director
  • International project manager
  • Head of fundraising

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rural Development and Agro-forestry 
  • Conflicts, Humanitarian Intervention and Reconstruction
  • Gender and Development  
  • History and Politics of the Theories of Development 
  • Micro-credit and Risk Management in Development
  • Monitoring and Evaluating International Development Project 
  • Planning and Designing International Development Projects 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Postgraduate: applicants must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent as approved by the University.

CRICOS Code: 087835D  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    21600 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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