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Master of Leadership for Development

Master of Leadership for Development

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Study mode

Online

Duration

24 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Professional Masters

Subject areas

Leadership

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Who this course is for

If you want to reposition yourself as a leader in development, but don't want to take time out from your important work to study, this fully-online master's course will support you to learn on the job.

If you work in or alongside the global development sector – as a manager, planner, policy maker, consultant, educator, entrepreneur, researcher, or community advocate – transform your career with us and change the world for the better.

What you will learn

Adopt a new approach to leadership, with sustainability and collaboration at its core.
Learn to effectively navigate complex circumstances and challenges in contemporary development.
Build skills for effective negotiation, diplomacy and cross-cultural communication.
Champion positive, proactive and improved social transformation in a global context.

Where and when you will study

This fully-online, part-time master's means you can study from anywhere in the world and fit it around your day-to-day life. You will be expected to learn while you continue to work, and to use examples from your work throughout your study.

You will complete four taught units in year one, followed by two taught units and a research project in year two. You'll learn through a mix of interactive teaching and have plenty of opportunities to work collaboratively with your peers.

How it will benefit your career

Build a professional network across the globe and be in prime position to hear about the latest international opportunities.
Through our highly-interactive teaching platform, learn from the experiences of colleagues in diverse settings and gain a broader perspective.
Use skills and knowledge acquired through the course in your job from day one to start advancing in your role and beyond.
Practise applying your skills in real-life scenarios through our simulation platform, and be prepared for a range of situations.

Modules

In this unit, you'll examine the processes of internationalisation in private- and public-sector, multilateral institutions and non-governmental organizations, examining the challenges and opportunities for addressing global inequalities. It'll examine global trends including the formation of public/NGO private partnerships, corporate social entrepreneurship, new forms of business models, value chain arrangements and open innovation.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Fees: $28,164 AUD

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Fees: $28,164 AUD

Entry requirements

In order to be considered for entry, you must have completed: An honours degree in a cognate discipline (e.g. social sciences including anthropology; sociology; public policy; social policy; political science; media and communication; journalism; economics; management; population and global health; education; engineering; or architecture and public planning), or equivalent and at least two years of documented, relevant professional work experience, or an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline (e.g. social sciences including anthropology; sociology; public policy; social policy; political science; media and communication; journalism; economics; management; population and global health; education; engineering; or architecture and public planning), or equivalent, and at least two years of documented, relevant professional work experience, or a minimum of eight years documented, relevant professional work experience. Candidates entering through this route will be registered for the master's certificate under a probation arrangement. Failure to pass all master's certificate course units in the first year of study will disallow registration for a higher-level qualification.