Development Studies

Degree information for students who commenced prior to 2015 can be found here:
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Development Studies

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Development Studies must complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Development Studies must complete 36 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 6 credit points of core elective units of study and 12 credit points of elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Development Studies must complete 72 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study, a minimum of 6 credit points of core elective units of study, a maximum of 36 credit points of elective units of study and a minimum of 12 credit points of capstone units of study.
Core Units of Study
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    SSCP6900  Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education
6    SSCP6901  Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ANTH6916
Culture and Development: Key Concepts
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Core Elective Units of Study
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation
6      Semester 1
DVST6906
Culture & Politics of Health Development
6      Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights & International Development
6    SCLG6912  Semester 2
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
Elective Units of Study
ANTH6910
Supervised Reading I
6    ANTH3921 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ANTH6911
Supervised Reading II
6    ANTH3922 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ASNS6900
Contemporary Asian Societies
6      Semester 1
ECON5001
Microeconomic Theory
6    ECON5003, ECON5000  Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
ECON5002
Macroeconomic Theory
6    ECON5003  Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
ECON6016
Trade and Development
6    ECON5001 or ECON5002  Semester 2
ECON6023
International Trade
6    ECON6001  Semester 2
ECOP6016
China in the World Economy
6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6103
Strategic Debates on Economic Change
6      Semester 1
EDPB5016
Global Poverty, Social Policy and Ed
6      Semester 2
ENVI5903
Sustainable Development
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
GCST6905
Gender in Cultural Theory
6      Semester 1
HPOL5007
Global Health Policy
6      Semester 2
MIPH5112
Global Communicable Disease Control
4      Semester 2
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MIPH5124
Health Issues & Humanitarian Emergencies
4      Intensive November
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
MIPH5219
International Health Project Management
6      Semester 2
GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment
6      Semester 2
GOVT6137
Forces of Change in Int Relations
6      Semester 2
GOVT6156
Governance and Civil Society
6      Semester 1
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    SCWK6930  Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6922
Peaceful Conflict Transformation
6      Semester 1
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6    SCWK6941  Semester 2
PACS6928
Community Mediation: Theory and Practice
6      Summer Late
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food
6      Semester 1
Semester 2b
PACS6934
Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice
6    (PACS6911) or (DVST6901) or (Bachelor degree plus relevant experience) 
SCWK6930 
Summer Early
Winter Main
SCLG6913
Human Rights Internship A
6    24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6914
Human Rights Internship B
6    24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program 
SCLG6913 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7001
FASS7002
6   

Recommended for two main groups: 1) International postgraduate students who have not completed their Bachelor award at a university where English was the medium of instruction. 2) Domestic postgraduates who have not been in an academic environment for a prolonged period of time.
Semester 1
Semester 2