Graduate Certificate of International and Community Development

Deakin University

Course details

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Deakin's Graduate Certificate of International and Community Development, will introduce you to international and community development issues.

Course overview

Explore development programs that make a real difference to millions of people worldwide with the Graduate Certificate of International and Community Development. This course offers an introduction to global and local development challenges and opportunities, and provides a guaranteed pathway to our masters degree.

Unique challenges and opportunities face us all. Do you want to contribute to a sustainable and equitable future for all? Why not turn one of your strengths into a successful and rewarding career?

If considering pathways to a more sustainable future is a job you’d love waking up to, the Graduate Certificate of International and Community Development gives you the tools to do more of what you’re passionate about each and every day. The course gives you a deep understanding of the challenges facing humanity and the planet. It builds your foundational knowledge of international and community development and introduces you to initiatives that promote justice, reduce poverty and build sustainable living environments for the people who need it most. You’ll be guided by academic staff with extensive professional experience within the sector and course content is finely tuned to the state of local and global events that impact development – just two of the reasons why our graduates are better prepared for their current and future roles.

Career outcomes

The practical skills you gain throughout the course will prepare you for roles in all organisations that respond to challenges relating to social justice, empowerment, poverty and community development. These include:

  • international and domestic non-government organisations
  • government agencies
  • local community organisations, councils and other civil society actors
  • Commonwealth departments such as the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
  • international aid and development agencies such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other UN agencies
  • bilateral and multilateral agencies.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
15,500 Per Year 25 Nov 2022 0.5 years
Read more0.5 year full time or part time equivalent

Self study / online (without attendance)
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

Entry will be based on performance in:

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

English Language Requirements:

IELTS: Overall 6.5 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT: 79 Writing 21; TOEFL PBT: 577 Writing 4.5

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY: 176 No band less than 169

PTE: 58 No less than 50 in each skill

OET: Overall C+

DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (60%)

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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