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International Development - Politics of Development

The University of Western Australia

Master On Campus
18 months
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49200 AUD/year
32533 AUD/year
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The Master of International Development - Politics of Development at The University of Western Australia engages you with the contemporary challenges of addressing poverty and inequality globally through an emphasis on empirical evidence, real-world case studies, and debates. 

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Overview

About The Course

At this Master of International Development - Politics of Development from The University of Western Australia , you’ll gain a grounding in international development concepts, theories and approaches. 

You’ll also be equipped with the analytical and practical skills needed to engage critically in development issues and debates from an interdisciplinary perspective, and to work across broad areas of development research, practice, and policy.

You will develop the knowledge and skills to approach practical and policy challenges in a wide range of contexts by drawing on expertise from development geographers, political scientists, resource economists and development practitioners. 

Specialisations in either Development in Practice, Economics of Development or Politics of Development are unique and provide you with both focus and flexibility.

Career Pathways

You'll be well positioned to pursue a career with aid agencies, government, non-government organisations, and international research institutions, such as the FAO and United Nations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environment, Power and Disasters in Asia
  • Foundations of Global Political Economy 
  • The International Politics of Africa
  • Peace and Security in Africa
  • NGOs, Governance and Development
  • Gender in Development: Approaches and Issues

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 083850D

  • a bachelor degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;  
  • met the prerequisite for the chosen specialisation; or
  • at least two years of relevant professional experience related to international development. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    49200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 73800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    32533 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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