International and community development



Development programs promote justice, reduce poverty, and build environments for people to lead productive, creative and fulfilling lives. If you have compassion and empathy and want to see a better world, this course is for you.

The longest-running course of its kind

Deakin's international and community development program is one of the longest established in Australia. Learn from a highly developed program that will give you the employment edge on graduation day.

International and community development courses

Study with Deakin and we'll help you transform your passion into a successful and rewarding career

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If you choose to complete your higher degree by research with us, you'll be guided by some of the best. Our international and community development program is one of the longest-running in Australia, so you’ll be supervised by staff with years of teaching experience in this highly developed course.

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Career opportunities

If compassion for other communities motivates you, advance your existing career by gaining relevant, skills-based, theoretically sound professional qualifications. This will help you complete project work and reduce poverty in local and international communities.

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Deakin's Master of International and Community Development

Lecturers Dr Rob Nabben and Dr Anthony Ware give an overview of the course.

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