• Deakin University

ADH790.1 Research with a Real-world Impact

Discover the importance of research and the role it plays in the humanitarian and development sector.

ADH790.1 Research with a Real-world Impact
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

Research with a real-world impact

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 topics will you cover?

  • Evaluate how research can be important in shaping good development outcomes and where such outcomes have been achieved and where they have not
  • Analyse the concept of ‘impact’ and its significance in present day development research
  • Explain the knowledge economy of present day development research
  • Identify a gap in published research knowledge
  • Identify relevant journals and sector publications.

Who is the course for?

Deakin University post graduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Professor Matthew Clarke is Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australia. He has more than two decades experience working in the development sector.

Educator, trainer, academic and researcher in the field of humanitarian and development aid.

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