About the courseThis course will help you tackle the political, economic, cultural and ecological challenges leading to extreme poverty, poor health, fragile governance, inequality and environmental vulnerability. All of these issues require professionals with the practical skills and analytical capacity to build resilience at a national and community level. Delivered by specialists from the humanities, social sciences, medicine, business and economics, education and law, the course offers a multi-disciplinary approach to sustainable development with four streams: Democracy, justice and governance, Gender, peace and security, Crisis, change and management, and Sustainable resource management. This course offers an applied approach to the theory and practice of international development. It offers project management, leadership skills development and rigorous research training within its interdisciplinary core curriculum. Foundation theory and practice units address questions ranging from the causes of wealth disparity, and the growth of development thought and practice, to the impact of politics, economics, culture, history and natural resource on inequality. You can tailor the course to suit your interests and career aspirations. Graduate employment opportunities may include human rights advocacy, aid agencies in government and non-government sectors, the Fair trade business sector, community organisations, and international institutions such as the United Nations and the World Bank.
Intake MonthsFEBRUARY, JULY
Delivery LocationsCaulfield, Melbourne
Academic entry requirements
You must have successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) or/with full-time or equivalent, work experience in a relevant industry setting. Meeting the minimum academic requirements does not guarantee entry.
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AboutMonash University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Named for prominent World War I general Sir John Monash, it was founded in 1958 and is the second oldest university in the state. The university has a number of campuses, four of which are in Victoria, and one in Malaysia. Monash also has a research and teaching centre in Prato, Italy, a graduate research school in Mumbai, India and a graduate school in Suzhou, China. Monash University courses are also delivered at other locations, including South Africa.
The university is a member of Australia’s Group of Eight, an alliance of elite Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research. It is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities. Globally connected, its alumni network is at the forefront of social and technological progress at many of the worlds best companies. Faculties of the university include Art, Design and Architecture, Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering, Information Technology, Law, Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Science.
The campuses at Monash have student run clubs that organize fun activities, such as trips and social events. It has clubs for everybody, from anime and chess fanatics to lovers of performing arts and the outdoors, medieval enthusiasts and volunteer groups. The library at Monash offers a great range of resources for extra support, which includes study guides, online tutorials, library guides and more. A wide range of student services are also offered at the university to make sure that the students get the most out of their time at Monash. Its Career Connect Services helps students prepare for the world of work with a range of career guidance services, including job application and interview skills, career coaching, leadership development programs and volunteering experiences.
Monash also has student associations, which are made up of representatives elected by students and whose role is to liaise with the university to provide services, facilities and amenities around the campus. It gives students the chance to influence campus life and get involved in number of ways, such as writing for the student newspaper, joining a special interest club, and organising events like orientation week. From sports perspective, more than 600 Monash students compete at the Australian University Games every year. The students can also join a sports team to get involved in the social competitions or take classes in aerobics, martial arts, yoga, aquatics and cycling at the university gymnasium.
With campuses and centres across four continents, Monash is able to offer exceptional global opportunities to staff and students alike. There are three campuses in Melbourne. Equipped with facilities like convertible classrooms and modern study areas, it helps to learn in exciting new ways. Whichever campus students study at, they will be part of a dynamic Monash community. The city campus is in the heart of Melbourne. University’s second largest campus is the Caulfield and is just a short train ride from Melbourne’s city centre
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Caulfield Campus - Monash University
900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield East, Victoria, 3145 AustraliaOpen in maps See all courses at this campus
Caulfield campus is Monash Universitys second largest campus, offering a diverse range of education opportunities. The campus offers a diverse range of education from five faculties and a wide range of undergraduate, graduate/postgraduate and research programs is available in many disciplines.
Clayton Campus - Monash University
Wellington Road, Clayton, Victoria, 3800 AustraliaOpen in maps See all courses at this campus
Clayton is the largest of Monash Universitys campuses. Eight faculties are represented here. The campus offers a rich array of sporting, cultural, and educational events and facilities, and has a proud record of achievement in fostering collaborative research projects.