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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2018 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 Humanitarian Practice, which is offered in the Flex semesters. 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. Click Year Two of Program to view Program Options. Only Semester 1 and 2 program electives and Program Options are listed here. Additional electives are offered in Flex Term.

Students who completed HUSO2159 International Project Planning and Design prior to 2017 are encouraged to enrol HUSO 2168: International Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, which will be offered one last time in Semester 1 2018 as an online only course. Please search for HUSO 2168 under class search tab.

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 Campus1666 (FF)
1667 (INT)
1652 (FF)
Theories of Development12HUSO2074City Campus1728 (FF)
1729 (INT)
Learning and Participation in Development12HUSO2158City Campus1717 (FF)
1718 (INT)
International Project Management: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation12HUSO2159City Campus1673 (FF)
1674 (INT)
Gender in Development12HUSO2085City Campus1650 (FF)
1651 (INT)
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 Campus1678 (FF)
1679 (INT)
Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus3280 (FF)
3281 (INT)
Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus1713 (FF)
1714 (INT)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus1795 (FF)
1798 (INT)
2035 (FF)
2036 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus1664 (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. Only Semester 1 and 2 program electives and program options are listed here. Additional electives are offered in Flex Term.

Students who completed HUSO2159 International Project Planning and Design prior to 2017 are encouraged to enrol HUSO 2168: International Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation, which will be offered one last time in Semester 1 2018 as an online only course. Please search for HUSO 2168 under class search tab.

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 Campus1725 (FF)
1726 (INT)
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 Campus1678 (FF)
1679 (INT)
Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus3280 (FF)
3281 (INT)
Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus1713 (FF)
1714 (INT)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus1795 (FF)
1798 (INT)
2035 (FF)
2036 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus1664 (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 Campus1681 (WFF)
1682 (WINT)
1658 (WFF)
1659 (WINT)
International Development Research Project 212YesHUSO2395City Campus1684 (WFF)
1685 (WINT)
1661 (WFF)
1662 (WINT)
International Development Research Project24YesHUSO2346City Campus1708 (WFF)
1709 (WINT)
1676 (WFF)
1677 (WINT)
Masters Minor Thesis 112YesHUSO2351City Campus1790 (INT)2020 (INT)
Masters Minor Thesis 212YesHUSO2352City Campus1789 (INT)2022 (INT)
Masters Minor Thesis24YesHUSO2350City Campus1788 (INT)2019 (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

There are currently no classes scheduled to satisfy this requirement.
OR

Conflict and Peace-Building

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Peace-Building and Reconciliation12SOCU2242City Campus1680 (FF)
1681 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus1664 (INT)
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 Campus1667 (INT)
Post Disaster Project Management12BUIL1268City Campus3114
Shelter and Settlements in Disasters and Development12ARCH1431City Campus3137
OR

Sustainability and Poverty Alleviation

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus1713 (FF)
1714 (INT)
Urbanisation Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region12ARCH1265City Campus2293 (FF)
2294 (INT)
OR

Global Justice

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus3280 (FF)
3281 (INT)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2224City Campus1815 (FF)
Customs and Border Security12JUST2301City Campus1746 (INT)
International Policing12YesJUST2247City Campus1842 (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 Campus2023 (FF)2145 (FF)
Indigenous Policy12POLI1101City Campus1956 (FF)
OR

Culture and Communication

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus1664 (INT)
Communication for Social Change12COMM2083City Campus2696 (W248)2421 (M248)
Stakeholder Relations and Emergent Media12COMM1107City Campus2685 (W248)
Communication Management: Theory and Practice12COMM1123City Campus2697 (M248)2676 (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 Campus1678 (FF)
1679 (INT)
Managing Across Cultures12BUSM3127City Campus11171118
Leadership and Management12BUSM1530City Campus11421144
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus11181119
OR

Applied Language

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chinese 112YesLANG1067City Campus1665 (FF)1819 (FF)
Chinese 212YesLANG1172City Campus1825 (FF)
Chinese 312YesLANG1215City Campus1674 (FF)
Chinese 412YesLANG1216City Campus1830 (FF)
Chinese 512YesLANG1217City Campus1676 (FF)
Chinese 612YesLANG1218City Campus1839 (FF)
Chinese Language and Society12YesLANG1246City Campus1678 (FF)
Chinese Language in Context12YesLANG1248City Campus1847 (FF)
French 112YesLANG1176City Campus1980 (FF)1930 (FF)
French 212YesLANG1183City Campus1932 (FF)
French 312YesLANG1187City Campus1982 (FF)
French 412YesLANG1197City Campus1852 (FF)
French 512YesLANG1250City Campus1690 (FF)
French 612YesLANG1252City Campus1855 (FF)
French Language and Society12YesLANG1292City Campus1693 (FF)
French Language in Context12YesLANG1293City Campus1860 (FF)
Italian 112YesLANG1174City Campus1711 (FF)1889 (FF)
Italian 212YesLANG1175City Campus1891 (FF)
Japanese 112YesLANG1169City Campus1715 (FF)1893 (FF)
Japanese 212YesLANG1171City Campus1896 (FF)
Japanese 312YesLANG1253City Campus1721 (FF)
Japanese 412YesLANG1256City Campus1899 (FF)
Japanese 512YesLANG1257City Campus1724 (FF)
Japanese 612YesLANG1258City Campus1901 (FF)
Japanese Language and Society12YesLANG1296City Campus1735 (FF)
Japanese Language in Context12YesLANG1297City Campus1903 (FF)
Spanish 112YesLANG1177City Campus1740 (FF)1915 (FF)
Spanish 212YesLANG1179City Campus1917 (FF)
Spanish 312YesLANG1185City Campus1753 (FF)
Spanish 412YesLANG1201City Campus1922 (FF)
Spanish 512YesLANG1208City Campus1760 (FF)
Spanish 612YesLANG1210City Campus1924 (FF)
Spanish Language and Society12YesLANG1294City Campus1762 (FF)
Spanish Language in Context12YesLANG1295City Campus1927 (FF)
Chinese for Professional Communication12YesLANG1291City Campus1841 (FF)
 

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Program structure enquiries

Program Manager:

Assoc Professor Roberto Guevara
Tel.  +61 3 9925 3046
Email:jose_roberto.guevara@rmit.edu.au
Building 37, Level 5, Room 14
 

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RMIT Connect Student Portal - https://rmit.service-now.com/connect

School of Global, Urban and Social Studies
Building 37, Level 3, Room 11
411 Swanston Street
Melbourne, 3000

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