MC211 - Master of International Development

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RMIT program code: MC211
Plan name: Master of International Development
Plan code: MC211
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 079979K

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

To graduate you must complete the following:

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 

The Masters program comprises of six (6) core, eight (8) electives and one (1) 24 credit point capstone core course by Research Project or by Minor Thesis as specified in the program stucture.


Please note that all courses listed may not be available each semester.

 

Students who transtitioned from MC073 to MC211 who require academic advice are requested to contact the program manager, as listed under program structure enquiries above.

Delivery Modes

(FF) face to face, Classes require classroom attendance.

(INT) Internet, Classes are delivered online.

(ISV) Intensive, classes do not run every week. They may run  daily over one week  or over several weekends.

(WFF) Workplace Face to Face, there are no classes but one to one meetings with the course coordinator

(WINT) Workplace Internet, there are no classes but one to one online meetings/communication with the course coordinator.

Students must have completed SOCU2234  (International Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Assistance) before enrolling into HUSO2177.  There is an extra fee associated with this course and some students will be eligible for a fee subsidy, awarded through a competitive selection process. 

Students who would like advice on course selection please contact the Program manager, as listed under program structure above.

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Year One of Program

You must complete five (5) core courses and three (3) electives. One (1) of these electives should be chosen from the list of Program Electives, and two (2) from the list of Program Options listed at the end of Year Two.

Students who intend to complete MC211 by Minor Thesis must sucessfully complete Research Strategies with a grade of 70+, as an elective in year 1 of the program.

 

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Global Governance12POLI1099City Campus2677 (INT)
2920 (ISV)
2643 (ISV)
Theories of Development12HUSO2074City Campus2755 (ISV)
2756 (INT)
Learning and Participation in Development12HUSO2158City Campus2751 (FF)
2752 (INT)
International Project Planning and Design12HUSO2159City Campus2681 (FF)
2683 (INT)
Gender in Development12HUSO2085City Campus2642 (INT)
2862 (ISV)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

International NGOs, civil society and development12HUSO2096City Campus2659 (FF)
2660 (INT)
Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus2647 (FF)
2648 (INT)
Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus2748 (FF)
2749 (INT)
International Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation12YesHUSO2168City Campus2739 (FF)
2741 (INT)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2616 (FF)
2618 (INT)
2585 (FF)
2586 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2684 (ISV)3585 (INT)
AND

Complete Two (2) Courses from any of the Program Options listed at the end of this program structure.

 
AND

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Year Two of Program

You must complete one (1) core course and five (5) electives. One (1) of these electives should be chosen from the list of Program Electives, and four (4) from the list of Program Options.

You must also complete one (1) 24 credit point capstone by Research Project  or by Minor Thesis. Whichever option you select, you may complete either 24 units in a single semester or 12 units in each of two consecutive semesters. We highly recommend enroling in consecutive semesters.

Students who intend to complete MC211 by Research Project must successfully complete Practical Ethics for International Development and HUSO2168 International Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation before undertaking HUSO2346 International Development Reseach Project.

Students who intend to complete MC211 by Minor Thesis must sucessfully complete Research Strategies with a grade of 70+, as an elective in year 1 of the program.

 

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Practical Ethics for Development12HUSO2347City Campus2753 (FF)
2754 (INT)
AND

Select and Complete 24 Credit points from the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

International Development Research Project 112YesHUSO2394City Campus2688 (FF)
2689 (INT)
2650 (FF)
2651 (INT)
International Development Research Project 212YesHUSO2395City Campus2652 (FF)
2653 (INT)
International Development Research Project24YesHUSO2346City Campus2686 (FF)
2687 (INT)
2649 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis 112YesHUSO2351City Campus2611 (FF)2575 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis 212YesHUSO2352City Campus2612 (FF)2576 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis24YesHUSO2350City Campus2610 (FF)2574 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

International NGOs, civil society and development12HUSO2096City Campus2659 (FF)
2660 (INT)
Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus2647 (FF)
2648 (INT)
Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus2748 (FF)
2749 (INT)
International Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation12YesHUSO2168City Campus2739 (FF)
2741 (INT)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2616 (FF)
2618 (INT)
2585 (FF)
2586 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2684 (ISV)3585 (INT)
AND
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Complete Four (4) Courses from any of the following Program Options: Gender and Development

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Women and International Justice12YesHUSO2256City Campus3649 (INT)
OR

Conflict and Peace-Building

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2684 (ISV)3585 (INT)
Terrorism and Society12YesPOLI1060City Campus2678 (FF)
OR

Disasters and Humanitarian Assistance

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

International Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Assistance12SOCU2234City Campus2655 (INT)
Post Disaster Project Management12BUIL1268City Campus1358 (NITE)
Shelter and Settlements in Disasters and Development12ARCH1431City Campus3742
OR

Sustainability and Poverty Alleviation

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus2748 (FF)
2749 (INT)
Urbanisation Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region12ARCH1265City Campus3213 (FF)
3214 (INT)
OR

Global Justice

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus2647 (FF)
2648 (INT)
Women and International Justice12YesHUSO2256City Campus3649 (INT)
OR

Human Rights and Advocacy

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Advocacy and Social Action12HUSO2069City Campus2639 (FF)
International Human Rights and Law12YesPOLI1080City Campus2665 (FF)
Introduction to Applied Human Rights12YesHUSO2286City Campus2637 (FF)
Applied Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples12HUSO2295City Campus2534 (FF)
Indigenous Policy12POLI1101City Campus2555 (FF)
OR

Culture and Communication

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2684 (ISV)3585 (INT)
International Perspective on Community Development12YesHUSO2263City Campus2942 (TOUR)
Communication for Social Change12COMM2083City Campus2904 (W248)2842 (M248)
Stakeholder Relations and Emergent Media12COMM1107City Campus3580 (M248)
Global Communication in a Digital Age24COMM2665City Campus2926 (M248)3492 (M248)
OR

Leadership and Management

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

International NGOs, civil society and development12HUSO2096City Campus2659 (FF)
2660 (INT)
International Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation12YesHUSO2168City Campus2739 (FF)
2741 (INT)
Managing Across Cultures12BUSM3127City Campus23702328
Leadership and Management12BUSM1530City Campus24462361
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus23712329
OR

Applied Language

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chinese 112YesLANG1067City Campus2778 (FF)2727 (FF)
Chinese 212YesLANG1172City Campus2736 (FF)
Chinese 512YesLANG1217City Campus2803 (FF)
Chinese 612YesLANG1218City Campus2741 (FF)
Chinese Language and Society12YesLANG1246City Campus2805 (FF)
Chinese Language in Context12YesLANG1248City Campus2745 (FF)
French 112YesLANG1176City Campus2809 (FF)2747 (FF)
French 212YesLANG1183City Campus2749 (FF)
French 312YesLANG1187City Campus2815 (FF)
French 412YesLANG1197City Campus2753 (FF)
French 512YesLANG1250City Campus3768
French 612YesLANG1252City Campus2763 (FF)
French Language and Society12YesLANG1292City Campus2827 (FF)
French Language in Context12YesLANG1293City Campus2767 (FF)
German 112YesLANG1170City Campus2831 (FF)2769 (FF)
German 212YesLANG1181City Campus2771 (FF)
German 412YesLANG1199City Campus2773 (FF)
Italian 112YesLANG1174City Campus2838 (FF)2777 (FF)
Italian 212YesLANG1175City Campus2779 (FF)
Japanese 112YesLANG1169City Campus2840 (FF)2781 (FF)
Japanese 212YesLANG1171City Campus2783 (FF)
Japanese 312YesLANG1253City Campus2843 (FF)
Japanese 412YesLANG1256City Campus2785 (FF)
Japanese 512YesLANG1257City Campus2845 (FF)
Japanese 612YesLANG1258City Campus2787 (FF)
Japanese Language and Society12YesLANG1296City Campus2847 (FF)
Japanese Language in Context12YesLANG1297City Campus2789 (FF)
Spanish 112YesLANG1177City Campus2849 (FF)2792 (FF)
Spanish 212YesLANG1179City Campus2794 (FF)
Spanish 312YesLANG1185City Campus2851 (FF)
Spanish 412YesLANG1201City Campus3025 (FF)
Spanish 612YesLANG1210City Campus2797 (FF)
Spanish Language in Context12YesLANG1295City Campus2799 (FF)
 

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Program structure enquiries

Program Structure Enquiries & Enrolment Advice

Program Manager:

Assoc Professor Roberto Guevara

Tel.  +61 3 9925 3046

Email:jose_roberto.guevara@rmit.edu.au

Administrative Enquiries 

Email: guss.pgrd@rmit.edu.au

Office: Building 37, Level 3, Room 11 (411 Swanston Street, Melbourne, 3000)

 

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