Why study the Master of Leadership in Global Development

The Master of Leadership in Global Development is an innovative multi-disciplinary program designed to train the next generation of leaders in global development. This series will enable you to gain the professional skills to lead the most challenging and complex development projects in local and international settings. The program will bring together mid-career professionals from across government, NGOs and the private sector as well as from low, middle and high income countries. Graduates will learn how to successfully navigate the space between different sectors, to be adaptive thought leaders, bringing new ideas and approaches to complex problems. Drawing on practical knowledge and strong technical management skills this program will train you to be an innovator who is strategically agile in collaborating and synthesising across sectors and organisations. This Program also offers an innovative MicroMasters entry pathway that is a flexible and cost effective way to transition into this Master's Program.


  • Program code
  • Faculty
  • Duration
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2018)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 9

Entry requirements


An approved degree in a same discipline; and

Have a minimum equivalent of 4 years relevant work experience; and

Have completed the UQx Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters; and

Satisfy the executive dean that the person is suitably qualified for admission.

Program structure


The courses offered in the Master of Leadership in Global Development 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 Master of Leadership in Global Development. 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 the General Award Rules. The General Award Rules, along with other policies and regulations, can be found on the University Rules page.

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