In the Master of International Development, you'll learn how global economic, social, political and environmental forces affect people and shape different parts of the world. These insights will allow you to recognise where inequalities lie. You'll identify strategies to help overcome poverty and enhance human wellbeing.
When you graduate from the Master of International Development you will be able to:
To enter the Master of International Development 180 or 240 credits, you will have been awarded or qualified for:
Field experience includes:
In this instance you will need to provide your curriculum vitae outlining this experience.
You'll get the skills and experience to begin or progress your career in a wide range of government, NGO, multilateral and private sector spheres including organisations such as Red Cross, World Vision, the New Zealand Aid Programme, United Nations Development Program and Caritas.
Our graduates work all over the world providing humanitarian assistance, sustainable development and peace keeping. Careers include positions such as:
Overseas students (from countries such as Brazil, Timor Leste, Viet Nam, Indonesia, Pakistan, Laos, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Philippines, Kenya and Tanzania) are typically junior to mid-career government employees or from NGOs, who are funded by NZAID and other scholarships.
Postgraduate education will give you the skills you need for a satisfying and rewarding career.
A Ministry of Education report found that:
For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions: