Master of Development Studies University of Sydney

4.33 out of 5 from 3 reviews
Masters Degree
Sydney
1.0 year Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Understand the challenges of sustainable human development on a local, national and global scale. This program provides theoretical foundations and opportunities for practice-based understanding of development policy, programs and outcomes. You can intern at local or overseas organisations, undertake a field school, and complete a research-based supervised dissertation.

Why study with us?
Address issues in development policy and debate with experts in anthropology, international relations, political economy, human rights, peace and conflict studies, linguistics, public health, human geography, economics and sociology.

Benefit from workshops, seminars and conferences in a research-driven environment, and from our strong commitment to building industry relationships in a global city.
Careers

Upon graduating, you will be in a strong position to seek employment in government, non-government and private sector organisations concerned with development and...

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Ratings

Average ratings for Master of Development Studies University of Sydney based on 3 reviews
Rating
4.33
Job prospects
4.67
Teachers
4.0
Course work
4.33
Time worthy
4.67
Money Worthy
4.67



Student Reviews

June 2018
Year completed 2018

Positives: 1 - practical for the community; 2 - solving real world problem; 3 - critical thinking skills

Negatives: 1 - frustrating because there are big problems; 2 - government, NGO and corporations all have challenges; 3 - injustices in different forms to be unveiled

My advice to future students is: Be courageous. Th...

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January 2018
Year completed 2018

(+)Very practical

(-) Heavy in reading

I couldn't recommend this course enough!!

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January 2018
Year completed 2018

The course is ok. I'm neutral about whether I'd recommend it.

The positive is that it's quite broad and practical.

However, some subjects are quite theoretical.

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