We offer an active intellectual and practical environment for students of international development. The College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce is home to the Institute for Human Security and Social Change, and also hosts the La Trobe Refugee Research Centre. The College consists of dedicated researchers and teachers, some of whom are leaders in their field. The College has regional and country expertise – including China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, South Asia, the Pacific, Latin America and Africa.
English Language Requirements
IELTS take IELTS test6.5CAE score193(Grade B)TOEFL paper-based test score (read more)575TOEFL iBT® test (read more)80
Requirements for International Development
Applicants are required to have successfully completed an Australian three-year undergraduate degree, or approved international equivalent in the humanities and social sciences or cognate discipline with a B Grade average.
A student who enters the Master's with a Bachelor's degree in a cognate discipline may be granted Advanced Standing (credit), and only complete 180 credit points for the degree.
Work Experience for International Development
No work experience is required.