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Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Geography and Environmental Science


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


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.