Master of Development Practice

Students enrolled in the GCDevPract complete:

8 units from the MDevPract Course List below, consisting of:
4 units from Part B; and
4 units from Part A or Part C.


Students enrolled in the 24 unit MDevPract complete:

8 units for Part B; and
8 units from Part C (which may include 8 units for a field); and
2 units to 8 units from Part D including a maximum of 4 units of Research Methods courses; and
the balance from Part C which may include up to 4 units of courses approved by the Program Convenor.


Students enrolled in the 32 unit MDevPract complete:

8 units from Part A; and
8 units from Part B; and
8 units from Part C (which may include 8 units for a field); and
2 units to 8 units from Part D, including a maximum of 4 units of Research Methods courses; and
the balance from Part C which may include up to 4 units of courses approved by the Program Convenor.


Part A

Course Code Units Course Title
PLAN7120 2 Planning Theory
POLS7258 2 Foundations in International Relations
SOCY7120 2 Introduction to Development: Theories and Practice
SOSC7288 2 Community Development: Local and International Practices

Part B

Course Code Units Course Title
PLAN7612 2 Development Planning in Developing Countries: Theory & Practice
POLS7302 2 Politics of Development
SOSC7140 2 Development Effectiveness: Interdisciplinary and Critical Perspectives
SOSC7093 2 Community Development Method & Analysis

Part C

Social & Cultural Dynamics Development

Course Code Units Course Title
ANTH7160 2 Gender and Development Practice
ANTH7250 2 Medical Anthropology: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Health and Development
ANTH7260 2 Applied Anthropology and Indigenous Territories
SOCY7130 2 Social Impact Assessment: applied social research and development

Community Development

Course Code Units Course Title
SOSC7113 2 Learning and Mobilising for Community Development
SOSC7123 2 Community Planning, Engagement and Governance
SOSC7133 2 Community Cultural Development
SOSC7433 2 Community Economic Development: Local and International

Politics of Global Development

Course Code Units Course Title
POLS7107 2 Globalisation, International Political Economy and Development
POLS7190 2 Indigenous Politics within and beyond the state
POLS7306 2 International Crisis Management
POLS7502 2 Conflict Resolution
POLS7505 2 Peacebuilding
POLS7509 2 Gender and the Global Politics of Development
POLS7510 2 Culture, Conflict and Reconciliation

Development Planning

Course Code Units Course Title
ENVM7202 2 Resource Management & Environmental Planning
GEOG7000 2 Applied Demography
PLAN7116 2 Transport Planning
PLAN7121 2 Community Planning & Participation
PLAN7124 2 Strategic Metropolitan Planning
PLAN7200 2 International Field Course: Understanding Development Complexities
PLAN7614 2 Urban Management & Governance in Developing Countries

Part D

Research Methods

2 to 4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
PLAN7113 2 Urban Research & Evaluation Techniques
POLS7701 2 Research Methods
SOCY7329 2 Advanced Issues in Qualitative Inquiry
SOCY7339 2 Introducing Quantitative Research

Thesis

up to 6 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
SOSC7100 6 Development Practice Thesis
SOSC7101 6 Development Practice Thesis Part B