36 months
24824 AUD/year
13798 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This International Development Studies from Australian Catholic University covers humanitarian work, working with refugees, working for peace, advocacy, environmental sustainability and global health, and managing international development projects.  

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Studying international development at ACU will give you the knowledge, critical perspectives, and skills needed for compassionate and ethical engagement with communities in the developing world.


Our graduates from International Development Studies from Australian Catholic University  have pursued careers in:

  • working with non-governmental organisations locally or abroad 
  • government service 
  • the United Nations
  • international organisations such as The World Bank 
  • human rights and advocacy 
  • social entrepreneurship
  • fair trade business sector
  • eco and responsible tourism 
  • charity and humanitarian organisations 
  • private aid distribution 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Global Human Environments
  • Environmental Sustainability: the Global Challenge
  • Australian Indigenous Peoples Past and Present 
  • Global Health
  • Human Rights in History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 074604D 

The equivalent of Australian Year 12 Certificate, plus an IELTS overall score of 6.0. Individual score of 6.0 in writing and speaking, and 5.5 in listening and reading.

  • Recognised international high school qualification
  • English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24824 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24824 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    13798 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13798 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • $13798 CSP
  • In a CSP, the Australian Government subsidises the cost of your course. You’ll pay the remainder, known as the student contribution amount.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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