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About

Studies in international development give you the opportunity to find a career that aligns with your values. You’ll gain the skills and networks needed to work towards solutions to global issues and make a real difference in people’s lives.

During your studies at this International Development program at RMIT University you’ll examine issues of gender, environment and sustainability, health, peace and conflict, economics, security and politics from a critical and practical perspective.You’ll build professional capabilities essential to designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating international development projects, which help communities, cities and countries adapt to the complex and changing environments.

If you see yourself as a citizen of the world and have a passion for social justice, a career in international development is for you.

Career:

RMIT graduates have worked with a wide range of development agencies:

  • United Nations
  • UNICEF
  • World Vision Australia
  • Oxfam
  • Transformation, Empowerment, Advocacy, Relief (TEAR)
  • Save the Children
  • Plan International
  • Australian Red Cross
  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • RedR

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Global Governance
  • Theories of Development
  • Learning and Participation in Development
  • International Project Management: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Gender in Development

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Application timeframe: 3-4 months prior to class starting
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
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English Language Requirements

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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    580

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    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

CRICOS provider number: 079979K

  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification).
  • You may also be considered if you have significant relevant work experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29760 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29760 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22080 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
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