12 months
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About

This Pacific Development program at the Australian National University provides a formalised pathway to broader and deeper research-led learning on the Pacific region for policymakers, program designers, researchers and analysts working on and in the Pacific region. 

Overview

Drawing on the research portfolio and teaching staff of the Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA), as well as well-established cognate courses at the Australian National University, this Pacific Development program offers the theoretical foundations to understand the complexities of development in the Pacific, while covering the depth and breadth of the current development, societal and political issues affecting the Pacific region.

Students can design their own tailored program to include a blend of critical conceptual foundations in development and deep-dives into real-world issues for the Pacific region, with up to 30 different courses available. Students can choose from courses with traditional and intensive delivery methods, featuring assessment methods which foster critical awareness through an emphasis on building an evidence-base for policy work.

In this program, you can develop long-term networks with leading experts in Pacific research, policymaking and diplomacy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate understanding of theory and concepts of development, together with an appreciation of how they inform and shape debate, and an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses
  • Identify and critically analyse Pacific development problems and the key issues that comprise them;
  • Contribute to policy and programming for Pacific development in NGOs, the private sector, government, and multilateral agencies 
  • Articulate ideas clearly and communicate them persuasively in a range of formats to diverse audiences

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Politics of Aid and Development in the Pacific
  • Development Theories and Themes
  • Social Impact Assessment: Theory and Methods
  • Gender & Development: Critical Issues in Policy & Practice
  • Food Wars: Food Security and Agricultural Policy
  • Sustainable Development
  • The Post-Colonial Pacific and Global Change
  • Pacific Health Development Post-Covid

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 103372D

  • Bachelor or international equivalent with GPA 5/7; or
  • Pathway Graduate Certificate program with a GPA 4/7; or
  • Graduate Diploma or international equivalent program with a GPA of 4/7; or
  • 24 units of courses in a postgraduate program with a GPA of 4/7 and a minimum of 5 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  • Bachelor international equivalent with GPA 4/7 and a minimum of 5 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  • Graduate Records Examination (GRE) General test with a minimum score of 155 for Verbal Reasoning, 155 for Quantitative Reasoning and 4.0 in Analytical Writing and a minimum of 5 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program; or
  • A minimum of 10 years full-time equivalent work experience at ANZSCO Skill Level 1 in a field related to the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47940 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47940 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    33520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33520 AUD per year during 12 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.

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.

Our partners

Pacific Development
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