24 months
33600 AUD/year
24960 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Gain insights into the dynamics of change around the world, focusing on developing countries and marginalised communities with this International Development program at RMIT University.   

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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.


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

  • United Nations
  • 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 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24960 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24960 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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



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.

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