• Deakin University

ADH702.4: Case studies: the nexus on the ground

Examine what strengthening the humanitarian-development nexus means for the work of practitioners.

ADH702.4: Case studies: the nexus on the ground
  • Duration4 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Find out more about the degree

Deakin’s degrees in Development and Humanitarian Action provide you with the analytical skills needed to understand the contexts of development and humanitarian programs as well as practical skills to apply in the field.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Critically evaluate approaches to ‘linking relief, rehabilitation and development’ on the ground, as well as the more recent discourse on resilience.
  • Understand practical strategies that can be employed by humanitarian and development practitioners to achieve sustainable development outcomes while simultaneously addressing humanitarian needs in crisis contexts.
  • Understand the role of, and linkages between, humanitarian and development assistance and peacebuilding initiatives in achieving sustainable development and peace in conflict contexts.

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Nazanin Zadeh-Cummings is a Lecturer at the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership at Deakin University. Her research interests are North Korea, civil society, human rights, and disaster response.

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established1974
  • LocationMelbourne, Australia
  • World rankingTop 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021