Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program aims to provide students with grounding in international development concepts, theories and approaches. Students are equipped with analytical and practical skills required to critically engage in development issues and debates from an interdisciplinary perspective, and to work across broad areas of development policy, research and practice. The course begins with foundational units in development theory and case studies, before enabling students to specialise in one of a number of areas, including development policy and practice; politics and development; and economics of development.
The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points (maximum value) which includes conversion units to a value of 24 points, course core units and specialisation units.
- Development policy and practice
- Economics of development
- Politics and development
Standard entry requirements
A bachelor degree, aligned with one of the specialisations of this course, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA. English language requirements apply.
Students who have completed a Bachelor degree majoring in Geography, Human Geography and Planning or equivalent who choose to specialise in Development Policy and Practice are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points. Students who have completed a Bachelor degree majoring in Political Science and International Relations, Anthropology and Sociology or equivalent who choose to specialise in Politics and Development are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points. Students who completed a Bachelor degree majoring in Economics, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Science or equivalent who choose to specialise in Economics of Development are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points.
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