Murdoch University

Graduate Diploma in Community Development

Murdoch University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00125J

This course will introduce you to the community development ideas and practices used to create and foster community-led change in settings around Australia and beyond. This course is designed for community work practitioners and graduates with an interest in moving into emerging fields that embrace the ideas and practices of community development, and want to broaden their knowledge through further postgraduate studies. You'll study real and living community projects that build on cultural strength in remote areas, urban agriculture and sustainability projects, grassroots creative arts projects, activism work and much more. Combine case studies, documentaries, films and other creative digital forms that showcase examples of community work and attend workshops designed to teach creative ways of getting the community involved.


Total credit points: 24

Standard entry requirements

Recognised Bachelor’s degree or higher, or equivalent training, though not necessarily in an area directly related to the course, or satisfactory preparation through previous study or professional experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Perth campus Domestic: $15,360
International: $33,000
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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