Deakin University

Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Action

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Natural disasters, poverty, injustice, conflict. All around the world, the environment in which development and humanitarian workers find themselves is more complex and diverse than ever. This course - developed in association with Save the Children - builds a unique, global platform where development & humanitarian practitioners and academics can share knowledge and experience, with a focus on improving leadership, preparedness and response capacities to national and international emergencies and developmental issues. Deakin's Graduate Certificate of Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Action provides you with the analytical skills needed to understand the contexts of sustainable development and humanitarian programs as well as practical skills to apply in the field.

Structure

4 credit points of study comprising 4 core units

Subjects

  • Introduction to International and Community Development
  • The Humanitarian World
  • Humanitarian Settlement
  • Sustainability and Development

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in any discipline OR at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No

Further information

Each of the 4 units of study are delivered via the FutureLearn platform and takes approximately 10 weeks to complete

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