• Deakin University

AHL701.3 Humanitarian Actors

Learn about the diverse stakeholders and actors in the humanitarian world.

AHL701.3 Humanitarian Actors
  • 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 topics will you cover?

What will you achieve?

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

  • identify the full range of actors and critically analyse the roles of the ‘three pillars’
  • critically evaluate the drivers of the three pillars
  • assess the effectiveness of the three pillars and the implications of that assessment for principled and effective humanitarian action.

Who is the course for?

Deakin University postgraduate students.

Who will you learn with?

Sonia Brockington is a lecturer in humanitarian health in the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership, who has been involved in nutrition, public health and humanitarian education and training programs.

Associate Professor Phil Connors is co-Director of the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership and Course Director for the Master of Humanitarian Assistance.

Yaseen Ayobi is an academic research professional who has been involved in humanitarian research and teaching. Yaseen's research work features the localisation of humanitarian response in the Pacific

Sophie Perreard is Lecturer in Humanitarian Assistance. She works at the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership at Deakin University and has over 13 years of experience in the humanitarian sector.

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