The Master of Humanitarian Assistance is the first course of its kind in the Asia Pacific region.
It builds a unique platform where humanitarian practitioners and academics can share knowledge and experience with a focus on improving leadership, preparedness and response capacities to national and international emergencies.
Visit A757 (Master of Humanitarian Assistance) course summary handbook for details on
- How the course is delivered
- How to Apply
- Course time-frame
- Entry Requirements
Free public event Thursday 24 September
Speaking Out Case Studies event (PDF, 243.8 KB)
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to welcome Laurence Binet, Director of Studies, Fondation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to discuss the constraints and dilemmas raised when MSF spoke out about the massacre of 8,000 men in Srebrenica’s Muslim enclave, despite the presence of United Nations peacekeeping forces.
Why study Humanitarian Assistance at Deakin?
The Master of Humanitarian Assistance at Deakin University is the first course of its kind in the Asia Pacific region.
Drawing on the organisational partnerships that have evolved students have access to humanitarian experts, leaders, thinkers and researchers from the humanitarian sphere. The Master of Humanitarian Assistance provides the opportunity for those working in or wishing to work in the humanitarian sector to gain an industry-relevant, formal qualification.
Learn from the best
The multiplicity of expertise and experience of Deakin's academic team accumulate many years of field-based experience with a diverse range of humanitarian and development organisations offering students unparalled access to academic and practice excellence.
Read more about: Dr Phil Connors, Ms Sophie Perreard, Mr Daniel McAvoy
"Strong relationships with academic institutions are a really powerful way for aid organisations like Save the Children to enhance the rigour of work. We are delighted with our relationship with Deakin University and are very supportive of their new Master of Humanitarian Assistance."
CEO, Save the Children Australia
Deakin University is committed to engaging and developing current and future humanitarian leaders as innovative thinkers and dynamic achievers through pursuing unparalleled academic and practice excellence.
What can I study?
Deakin offers the following postgraduate degrees (course work and research):
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More Humanitarian Sector courses:
Graduate Certificate of Humanitarian Leadership
This course is jointly run by Save the Children and Deakin University. Read more at www.humanitarianleaders.org/
Deakin University's first massive open online course (MOOC) explored the humanitarian sector and its role in disaster and emergency response. Read more and sign up to hear of future MOOCs.
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- A757 (Master of Humanitarian Assistance) course summary handbook details
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