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ONLINE DEGREE

Development and Humanitarian Action

Cultivate the skills and the knowledge required in to responding to national and international emergencies by studying a humanitarian assistance action course.

Natural disasters, poverty, conflict, injustice.

All around the world, the environment in which development and humanitarian workers find themselves is more complex and diverse than ever.

These degrees – developed in association with Save the Children – build a unique, global platform where development & humanitarian practitioners and academics can share knowledge and experience, with a focus on improving leadership, preparedness and response capacities to national and international emergencies and developmental issues.

Which degree is right for you?

Graduate Certificate

Deakin's Graduate Certificate of Development and Humanitarian Action can lead to a career focused on national and international emergencies and issues.
Duration
6 months full time or part time equivalent
Price
$6,000 AUD (Total tuition fee)
$1,500 AUD (Price per program)
Overview
4 programs

What do I need to apply?

You can apply to enrol in this internationally-recognised postgraduate qualification if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability judged to be equivalent (at least two years of relevant work experience).

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

What are the learning outcomes?

Acquire advanced and integrated understanding of development and humanitarian action and expert cognitive skills in the synthesis, and application of theory and practice in development and humanitarian action within diverse disciplinary contexts and worldviews.

Masters degree

Study a Master of Development and Humanitarian Action to acquire the knowledge and skills to research, interpret and critically analyse the diverse contexts in which development and humanitarian programs are designed and implemented.
Duration
1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Price
$18,000 AUD (Total tuition fee)
$1,500 AUD (Price per program)
Overview
12 programs
Start date
Nov 2018

What do I need to apply?

You can apply to enrol in this internationally-recognised postgraduate qualification if you have already completed an undergraduate degree or higher in a related discipline, or have other evidence of equivalent academic capability judged to be equivalent.

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection Policy visit The Guide.

Deakin Scholarships 

Deakin offers a range of scholarships. If you’ve got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships.

What are the learning outcomes?

Acquire advanced and integrated understanding of development and humanitarian action and expert cognitive skills in the synthesis, and application of theory and practice in development and humanitarian action within diverse disciplinary contexts and worldviews.

Programs on this degree

Program
The Humanitarian World
Introduction to International and Community Development
Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Humanitarian Contexts
Food Security
Gender and Development
Humanitarian Settlement
The Economic Development Record
Sustainability and Development
Research Project Capstone
Evidence and Decision-making in Humanitarian Action
Why Research Matters: Evidence at Work
Humanitarian-Development Nexus

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  • Learn when you want by watching videos, reading articles, doing tests, and completing assignments online
  • Join online discussions and collaborate with your peers in a virtual study group
  • Enjoy discussions with feedback from expert educators
  • Get full access to the university library, online resources and support

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