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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2011 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Craig Thorburn


Previously coded IDA5220


This unit offers a practical, hands-on approach for learning a range of applied skills needed by professionals in international development organizations. It will introduce students to the working culture of institutions involved in international aid and development. The unit will cultivate knowledge of the range of organisations and institutions involved in international development, funding requirements of aid agencies, development management skills such as the logical framework (logframe) approach, and project proposals writing, monitoring and evaluation.


Individual presentation (20-25 mins): 20%
Group preparation of Logical Framework (25-30 mins): 30%
Project Proposal (4500 words): 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Craig Thorburn

Contact hours

3 hour seminar/tutorial per week


6-12 points of core 4th year units