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Major

International Inequality and Development

Bachelor of International Studies (Honours)

This major introduces students to the relationship between global development and inequality, with courses covering key issues, concepts and approaches to global development and poverty.

As a student in this major you'll understand development and inequality in historical as well as contemporary contexts, and be introduced to a range of important issues including the roles of different actors and agencies in development, ranging from international institutions to community groups. Graduates can consider roles in international development and humanitarian and community services.

Highlights

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:

  • Social Science Thesis
  • Social Science Honours Research Seminar 1
  • Social Science Honours Research Seminar 2

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