Why study the Graduate Certificate in Development Practice

The Graduate Certificate in Development Practice addresses key topics in the world today: the political economy of development, gender, health, environment, climate change impact, and food security. The courses bring together aspects of community level development, urban and social planning, and political analysis from local to global levels.

The Graduate Certificate in Development Practice offers a unique, multidisciplinary approach to advancing the knowledge and skills of students who seek to obtain a better understanding of the challenges of development in the contemporary context.

Taught and supervised by scholars engaged in the field through research and practice, the program creates teaching approaches that are both inspiring and informative. Whilst equipping students with analytical and technical skills for development work, teaching staff are intent on providing a learning space for students to 'discover' their practice. This requires deeply reflective capabilities to understand personal qualities as practitioners within the context of contemporary development practice.

Summary

  • Program code
    5344
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
    Semester 2 (23 Jul, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    8
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved degree in any discipline; or

Post-secondary study and relevant work experience.

Unless otherwise stated, the minimum amount of relevant work experience is 2 years full-time equivalent (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in Development Practice are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Development Practice. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Courses and Programs

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