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.
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Why study at Deakin?
Get ready for your new career
Combining theory and practice, the course is delivered using both Deakin's interactive online education (cloud learning) and intensive, on-campus practice-based units. This, combined with action-based research in the field, will enable you to be an effective and highly skilled worker in the sector, both in Australia and internationally.
You will also be able to capitalise on Deakin's strong partnerships with relevant international non-government organisations (NGOs), United Nations agencies, other locally-based NGOs, government agencies such as AusAID and other relevant participants in the sector.
Learn from the best
Deakin staff have many years of combined industry experience, and are leaders in their research fields.
Career and Industry
It is expected that completion of the Master of Humanitarian Assistance will place you in a favourable position to advance your professional standing.
Employment in the humanitarian field is expanding, including in related areas, such as teaching, training, organisation and community capacity building, disaster risk reduction assessment and programming, consulting enterprises, journalism and communications, project management and community development.
Opportunities are available in government and non-government agencies concerned with the provision of all aspects of emergency and humanitarian responses including service provision, logistical support, communications, program management and support, community engagement and support, funding, coordination, monitoring and evaluation.