• Deakin University

ADH702.5: Complex challenges and opportunities for the future

Explore some of the challenges and opportunities for humanitarian and development practitioners involved with the nexus.

ADH702.5: Complex challenges and opportunities for the future
  • Duration2 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 the implications of strengthening the humanitarian-development nexus for humanitarian action, and identify strategies for minimising the potential threat to humanitarian space.
  • Identify the opportunities for more effective and sustainable humanitarian and development assistance that may flow from a strengthened nexus, and strategies for ensuring that these opportunities are maximised.

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