Investigate complex political, social and economic issues through this innovative program, which prepares graduates for a global career in international development.

This program is suitable for current and aspiring development professionals wanting a global career that makes sense of the bigger picture.

You’ll study courses in a range of political, social and economic problems such as gender and health inequalities, environmental and human rights issues in both developing and developed countries.

You’ll develop specialised skills to help communities, cities and countries adapt to the complex and changing environment in an era of globalisation:

- professional ethics

- political and social theory

- training

- microfinance

- advocacy

- participatory approaches

You’ll build professional capabilities that are essential for designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating international development projects.

The program is offered on campus and online. All core courses and some electives are offered online.

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Make sense of the bigger picture with the RMIT Master of International Development. At RMIT you'll gain unique insight into the dynamics of change around the world and learn from expert academic staff with diverse international backgrounds. The course examines issues of gender, environment and sustainability, health, peace and conflict, economics, security and politics with a critical and practical eye.