Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Year and Campus:
|2013 - Parkville
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
|Duration & Credit Points:
|200 credit points taken over 24 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.
Dr Nadeem Malik
The Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences
The Master of Development Studies (Gender and Development) provides specialist training and a professional qualification for graduates who are working, or seeking to work in the development field. It is especially relevant to those with an interest in pursuing careers in fields related to gender and development. The program is designed to give students a firm grounding both in recent theorising about gender and development and in practical concerns surrounding planning for gender in development projects within government and non-government organisations. The program does not necessarily lead to higher degree study, but high achieving students who complete the thesis option may qualify for entry to a masters by research or PhD.
Students who complete the Masters of Development Studies (Gender and Development) will:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:
200 Point program
Duration: 2 years full-time / up to 4 years part-time.
150 point program
Duration: 1.5 years full-time / up to 3 years part-time.
Please Note: The Minor Thesis option is available as an elective in the 200 Point and 150 Point Programs only.
Students enrolling in a minor thesis subject must consult the course coordinator with regard to the requirements and subject planning at an early stage in the first semester.
100 point program
Duration: 1 year full-time / up to 2 years part-time.
1. The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant's ability to pursue successfully the course using the following criteria -
For the 200 point program
For the 150 point program
For the 100 point program
2. The Selection Committee may conduct interviews or tests and may call for referee reports and employer references to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
|Core Participation Requirements:
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.
Students who complete the minor thesis may be eligible to enter a research masters or the PhD.
|Links to further information:
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