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Major

International Inequality and Development

Bachelor of International Studies

This major introduces you to the relationship between global development and inequality.

You'll study key issues, concepts and approaches to global development and poverty in historical and contemporary contexts.

You'll be introduced to a variety of important issues, including the roles of different actors and agencies in development, ranging from international institutions to community groups.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for politics and international studies

QS World University Rankings 2020

1 in Queensland for development studies

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Overseas trade and development manager
  • NGO worker
  • Policy adviser
  • Consular staff member

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introduction to International Inequality & Development
  • The Political Dynamics of Development and Resistance
  • Globalisation & Development in Post-Colonial Societies
  • Medical Anthropology: Local and Global Perspectives

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