Are you interested in exploring how a qualification in humanitarian assistance equips you with the skills, knowledge and experience to make a real difference to the lives of those impacted by war, natural disasters and climate change, both internationally and in Australia?
Learn how Deakin’s postgraduate humanitarian assistance program provides a pathway into the humanitarian sector for students who want to apply their skills to make a difference to the lives of people fleeing conflict, experiencing poverty, famine, the impacts of climate change or natural disasters.
You may also be keen to explore how you can gain the expertise to take the lead on development programs that promote justice, reduce poverty and create environments for people to lead sustainable, fulfilling lives. Throughout this session you'll learn how postgraduate international and community development provides the opportunity to gain valuable skills, make international connections and improve the lives of citizens and communities around the world.
Daniel Mcavoy has over 20 years’ experience working and researching in the international development and humanitarian aid sectors. This includes around eight years working for the Australian Aid Programme in a variety of roles including the Solomon Island Desk, Iraq, Afghanistan and Middle East programmes and Peace and Conflict Unit.
Associate Professor Max Kelly
Max Kelly is an Associate Professor and Course Director of International and Community Development, and Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Action at Deakin. She has a sectoral focus in food security, food systems, and sustainability at local, national and international levels. Her recent research has focused on political economy analysis, livestock development and animal welfare, impact assessment in development policy and practice, and research methods in an African context.