• Total units 24 Units
  • Specialisation code DEVL-SPEC
  • Academic career Postgraduate

The Development specialisation is aimed at students who have not completed an approved cognate program but wish to do a Master Degree to advance their careers in international development. Students wishing to study at Masters level can articulate into the Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development on successful completion of the certificate.

The specialisation provides an introduction to development studies and the key principles and theories that underpin much development practice.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
  1. critically apply theoretical frameworks and research techniques to understanding national and international issues and problems;
  2. relate a field of study in the arts, humanities or social sciences to its wider cultural and societal context;
  3. critically evaluate ideas and develop creative solutions to complex problems; and
  4. communicate and debate complex issues both orally and in writing, using a variety of media.
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This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:

24 units from completion of the following course(s):

Code Title Units
ANTH6009 Culture and Development 6
ANTH6026 Medicine, Healing and the Body 6
ANTH8014 Mining, Community and Society 6
ANTH8049 Issues in the Design and Evaluation of Development Projects and Programs 6
ANTH8106 Gender, Violence and Development 6
ANTH8107 The World Bank and the Organisation of Development 6
EMDV8013 Issues in Development and Environment 6
EMDV8101 State, Society and Natural Resources 6
SOCY6045 Third World Development 6
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