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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2019 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.
  • 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 International Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Assistance (SOCU2234) before enrolling into Humanitarian Practice (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. 

Students who have been granted advanced standing or credits based on previous studies are encouraged to contact the Program Manager, as listed in the program structure above, for advice regarding how best to structure their enrollment.

 

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Year One of Program

You must complete:

  • Five (5) core courses.
  • 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 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 Campus2230 (FF)
2231 (INT)
2201 (INT)
Theories of Development12HUSO2074City Campus2206 (FF)
2207 (INT)
Learning and Participation in Development12HUSO2158City Campus2209 (FF)
2210 (INT)
International Project Management: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation12HUSO2159City Campus2185 (WFF)
2186 (WINT)
Gender in Development12HUSO2085City Campus2180 (FF)
2181 (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 Campus2312 (FF)
2313 (INT)
Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus2312 (FF)
2313 (INT)
Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus2314 (FF)
2315 (INT)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2636 (FF)
2637 (INT)
2590 (FF)
2591 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2317 (FF)
2318 (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.
  • 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.

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 (HUSO2347) and International Project Management (HUSO2159) before undertaking International Development Reseach Project (HUSO2346).

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 Campus2218 (FF)
2219 (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 Campus2312 (FF)
2313 (INT)
Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus2312 (FF)
2313 (INT)
Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus2314 (FF)
2315 (INT)
Research Strategies - Social Sciences12YesHUSO2079City Campus2636 (FF)
2637 (INT)
2590 (FF)
2591 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2317 (FF)
2318 (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 Campus2220 (WFF)2194 (WFF)
International Development Research Project 212YesHUSO2395City Campus2227 (WFF)2199 (WFF)
International Development Research Project24YesHUSO2346City Campus2214 (WFF)2190 (WFF)
Masters Minor Thesis 112YesHUSO2351City Campus2861 (FF)2777 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis 212YesHUSO2352City Campus2862 (FF)2778 (FF)
Masters Minor Thesis24YesHUSO2350City Campus2860 (FF)2776 (FF)
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

Humanitarian Intervention and Security in an Age of Crisis12POLI1113City Campus2319 (FF)
2320 (INT)
Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2317 (FF)
2318 (INT)
Terrorism and Society12YesPOLI1060City Campus2378 (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 Campus2316 (INT)
Humanitarian Intervention and Security in an Age of Crisis12POLI1113City Campus2319 (FF)
2320 (INT)
Children in Development and Humanitarian Practice12HUSO2419City Campus2321 (FF)
2322 (INT)
Humanitarian Practice12YesHUSO2177City Campus2316 (WFF)
Post Disaster Project Management12BUIL1268City Campus2522
Shelter and Settlements in Disasters and Development12ARCH1431City Campus30562983
OR

Sustainability and Poverty Alleviation

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Introduction to Development Economics12HUSO2173City Campus2314 (FF)
2315 (INT)
Urbanisation Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region12ARCH1265City Campus2266 (FF)
2268 (INT)
OR

Global Justice

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Governance and Democracy in Development12HUSO2073City Campus2312 (FF)
2313 (INT)
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems12HUSO2224City Campus2363 (FF)
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 Campus2654 (FF)
Children in Development and Humanitarian Practice12HUSO2419City Campus2321 (FF)
2322 (INT)
Applied Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples12HUSO2295City Campus2364 (WFF)
Policy Making and Indigenous Peoples12POLI1112City Campus2361 (FF)
OR

Culture and Communication

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Inter-Cultural Practices12HUSO2378City Campus2317 (FF)
2318 (INT)
Communication for Social Change12COMM2083City Campus3277 (W248)3218 (W248)
Stakeholder Relations and Emergent Media12COMM1107City Campus3225 (M248)
Communication Management: Theory and Practice12COMM1123City Campus3271 (M248)3219 (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 Campus2312 (FF)
2313 (INT)
Managing Across Cultures12BUSM3127City Campus20151980
Leadership and Management12BUSM1530City Campus18311740
Business and Government in the Global Context12BUSM3886City Campus20201981
OR

Applied Language

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Chinese 112YesLANG1067City Campus2237 (FF)2211 (FF)
Chinese 212YesLANG1172City Campus2216 (FF)
Chinese 312YesLANG1215City Campus2242 (FF)
Chinese 412YesLANG1216City Campus2218 (FF)
Chinese 512YesLANG1217City Campus2244 (FF)
Chinese 612YesLANG1218City Campus2220 (FF)
Chinese Language and Society12YesLANG1246City Campus2246 (FF)
Chinese Language in Context12YesLANG1248City Campus2222 (FF)
French 112YesLANG1176City Campus2252 (FF)2228 (FF)
French 212YesLANG1183City Campus2230 (FF)
French 312YesLANG1187City Campus2254 (FF)
French 412YesLANG1197City Campus2234 (FF)
French 512YesLANG1250City Campus2258 (FF)
French 612YesLANG1252City Campus2236 (FF)
French Language and Society12YesLANG1292City Campus2260 (FF)
French Language in Context12YesLANG1293City Campus2246 (FF)
Italian 112YesLANG1174City Campus2279 (FF)2267 (FF)
Italian 212YesLANG1175City Campus2269 (FF)
Japanese 112YesLANG1169City Campus2281 (FF)
Japanese 212YesLANG1171City Campus2271 (FF)
Japanese 312YesLANG1253City Campus2283 (FF)
Japanese 412YesLANG1256City Campus2273 (FF)
Japanese 512YesLANG1257City Campus2285 (FF)
Japanese 612YesLANG1258City Campus2275 (FF)
Japanese Language and Society12YesLANG1296City Campus2287 (FF)
Japanese Language in Context12YesLANG1297City Campus2293 (FF)
Spanish 112YesLANG1177City Campus2297 (FF)2295 (FF)
Spanish 212YesLANG1179City Campus2297 (FF)
Spanish 312YesLANG1185City Campus2299 (FF)
Spanish 412YesLANG1201City Campus2299 (FF)
Spanish 512YesLANG1208City Campus2303 (FF)
Spanish 612YesLANG1210City Campus2301 (FF)
Spanish Language and Society12YesLANG1294City Campus2306 (FF)
Spanish Language in Context12YesLANG1295City Campus2303 (FF)
Chinese for Professional Communication12YesLANG1291City Campus2225 (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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