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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Area of Study

Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Geography and Environmental Science


Research in international development covers the ideas and debates that comprise the over-arching term 'development'. The focus is on contemporary concerns with the processes, theories and practices of globalisation and environmental sustainability in the international context.

Supervision of research candidates is available in areas which relate to:

  • centralisation of geopolitical power
  • changing concepts of property in natural resource exploitation and management
  • devolution of governance
  • ethnic minorities
  • foreign investment
  • global production systems
  • political participation and representation
  • poverty.


For a list of units studied or course outlines, refer to the relevant courses.

Relevant Courses

  • 2695 Master of Arts*
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.