Griffith University

Master of Global Development

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program is scheduled to commence in 2019.In a world where change is the only constant, the Master of Global Development will give you a deep understanding of policy, politics, people and power in the modern world. If you are looking to develop your thought leadership skills and identify new, creative solutions that will improve the world around you, then the Master of Global Development is the right fit for you.This degree was developed to align with the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals, created to address the world's most pressing challenges - including ending poverty and bringing economic prosperity, social inclusion, environmental sustainability and peace and good governance to all countries and all people by 2030. During your study, you will examine the dynamics of global issues including: Development Economics Human Rights and Development Climate Change and Disaster Management Health and Development Law Politics and Planning.As part of your degree, you will work with experts from across the university including our research centres, and will be connected with the international development community. This means you can feel confident you will graduate with the critical perspective, strategic knowledge and contacts necessary to work towards agile solutions to these big issues - and make a difference.DurationThe Master of Global Development offers a range of different durations depending on your previous studies:#qualTable, #qualTable td, #qualTable th{padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 10px; text-align: left; vertical-align: middle;border: 1px solid #ccc;}#qualTable{border-collapse: collapse;}


  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Environment and Development
  • GBS Dissertation
  • Independent Project
  • Introduction to International Relations
  • Key Issues in Development Studies
  • PG Business Internship I
  • Public Participation and Social Impact Assessment
  • Research Methods for Policy Makers
  • Social Determinants of Health

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree (4.0 GPA) or higher


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $56,000 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Online International: $56,000 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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