International and community development



Development programs to 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.

Expert staff

The international and community development program is one of the longest established in Australia. Learn from a highly developed program, taught by exceptional staff.

International and community development courses

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Research with us

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

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Recent Deakin research

Facilitating community development projects within Myanmar: preliminary results of international NGO interviews

By Anthony Ware, 2012

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Master of International and Community Development

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

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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