UQ's Development Practice program addresses key challenges in the world today, including the rights of Indigenous people, inequality, gender, health, violence, alternative economics, climate justice and environmental sustainability.
With a diversity of delivery options - including intensive, online, practice-based learning environments and in-field research - focusing on the fundamentals, this six-month program is suitable for students with an approved degree, or post-secondary study and relevant work experience. The program is designed to fit in with your interests and availability, whether you're starting, advancing or rethinking your career.
Local communities in Australia and overseas are situated within rich and complex global dynamics. Our program equips you with theoretically informed skills to embrace the challenges of understanding, practising and rethinking development at different scales.
Drawing from anthropology, community development, planning, political science, sociology and related fields, UQ's Development Practice offers you a unique, multidisciplinary and practice-based learning experience.
Our graduates work across government, industry and community settings in development, social services, health, planning and elsewhere, to contribute to collaborative social change.
Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to: