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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Graduate Certificate of Global Development

  • Graduate Certificate

Make a difference to global futures with the University ranked #1 in the world for collaborative partnerships for the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).* Gain specialist skills and expertise to elevate your existing position or...

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
118211, 098476J
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$13,660 per year
International Fees
$13,660 per year

About this course

Learn the skills to analyse, evaluate, and generate solutions to complex social and environmental problems. Be empowered to lead change by critically reviewing regulatory requirements, ethical principles, and cultural frameworks. You will study two core subjects, plus two elective subjects to suit your interests. Help build a brighter tomorrow and improve global, social, and cultural wellbeing. Global Development graduates are innovative world-changers who make a difference. View the

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Career pathways

JCU Global Development graduates are multi-skilled and are employed in various local and global settings. Graduates pursue careers in a range of industries, including national and international nongovernment organisations, local councils, multilateral organisations, and global governance institutions. You could find employment as an advocate, business planner and developer, fundraiser, disaster recovery specialist, research assistant, teacher, engineer, or health professional. For a more advanced qualification, go on to study the .