24 months
25000 AUD/year
23874 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Become a world changer. This practice-focused Master of International Development program at University of the Sunshine Coast will equip you to obtain employment in development with international organisations including the United Nations, UNESCO, the FAO, the World Bank, non-government organisations (NGO's), development and consultancy corporations, and donor agencies.

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In this International Development Master program at University of the Sunshine Coast you will:

  • Explore key issues and practices regarding poverty alleviation and development, preparing you for the international development sector
  • Be introduced to development theories and ideologies, including colonisation and de-colonisation, industrialisation, globalisation, dependency, rural development, food security, poverty alleviation, urbanisation, environment, and the impact of climate change in developing countries
  • Learn key skills and approaches in development practice, including traditional and emerging donors, the role of non-government organisations and managing contractors, research design and project management
  • Tailor your second year to an area of application and practice that interests you

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Development and Aid
  • Development Practice and Evaluation
  • International Human Rights, Peace and Conflict, and Environmental Justice
  • Governance, Engagement & Capacity Building
  • Economic Development & Sustainable Livelihoods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


192 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 084892G

  • Completion of a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) or equivalent. Applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree but have relevant full-time equivalent work or other relevant experience equivalent to a bachelor degree may be admitted in exceptional circumstances only, and will be assessed on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23874 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23874 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 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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