Bachelor of Development Studies (Honours) (UG:Bachelor (Hons))

University of Newcastle, Australia Australia

Cricos: 00109J

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The award
UG:Bachelor (Hons)

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February

International course fees
AUD 33370 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Development Studies (Honours) at University of Newcastle, Australia

The Bachelor of Development Studies (Honours) degree examines globalisation processes from a variety of approaches, with a focus on urban and regional impacts, sustainable development and cultural diversity. It is a one year full-time (or equivalent part-time) program designed to allow students to develop their interests and expertise. The program consists of advanced theory, higher level learning and research and is considered to be a pathway into Research Higher degree study.

On successful completion of the program students will have:

  • High-level theoretical and applied knowledge in development studies within an interdisciplinary base
  • Capacity for high-quality, original and independent research on issues of: international development; globalisation; sustainability; urban and regional change; and social citizenship
  • Capacity for high-level analysis and management of processes of social change and transformation
  • Ability to apply knowledge in a variety of environmental, regional and cultural contexts
  • Cognisance of and empathy with the benefits of cultural diversity and environmental sustainability
  • Advanced written, oral and/or other communication skills

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardUG:Bachelor (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsFebruaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course feesAUD 33370 per year

Entry requirements

Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

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