Credit points


Minor available at

  • Melbourne

Additional information

Students studying International Development Studies at ACU are prepared for careers, domestically and abroad, in a diverse range of government and non-government organisations tasked with supporting the alleviation of poverty in the developing world. International development studies focus on contemporary understandings of the causes and consequences of poverty, conflict, refugees and migration, and develops work-ready skills in project management, research and policy development.

Admission requirements

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.

Completion requirements

A student must complete 40 cp of the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

a. at least 10 cp from 100-level units (Part A);

b. at least 20 cp from 200- and/or 300-level units (Part B).

Part A : 100-level Units

Complete at least 10 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
DVST100Introduction to International Development Studies10
DVST101Humanitarian Work and Aid10

Part B : 200/300-level units

Complete at least 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
DVST200Refugees and Forced Migration10
DVST204Project Management for Development10
DVST205Peace and Conflict10
DVST303Development Advocacy10

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