Master of Global Studies

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

This future-focused degree gives you flexibility to design your studies in order to pursue emerging and cross-sector job opportunities, including in international development, security, humanitarian emergencies and sustainability. By engaging with organisations and communities, thought leaders and students from diverse backgrounds, Master of Global Studies graduates will emerge with advanced knowledge and skills to lead teams, communities and inform strategic decision-making across a diverse range of industries.


Core first-year subjects provide a conceptual foundation in key features of the contemporary global system, focusing on governance, development, security, and sustainability.


  • Development
  • Urban Sustainability
  • Security
  • Crisis Management and Disaster Response

Standard entry requirements

successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification), ORat least 5 years of relevant professional experience in international development, urban or disaster management, or related policy fields.To have your professional experience considered you must submit with your application a CV and a personal statement that demonstrates your academic foundation for master's study. This may include details on how your professional experiences relates to the program, demonstration of critical thinking in personal and/or professional practice, and communication and problem-solving skills.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City International: $72,960 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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