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Humanitarian and Development Studies
From 2016 Western Sydney University is offering a new degree – Bachelor of Humanitarian and Development Studies – which covers all aspects of disaster management, humanitarian assistance, and development to equip students with the required skills, knowledge, and practical experience (i.e. humanitarian crisis simulation and international placement) that make them ready to work with national and international government and non-government organisations implementing short and long-term life-saving programs. The degree provides a theory- driven and as well as a comprehensive field experience package that enhance students' learning, research skills, real world experience, and career readiness.
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Career opportunities for Humanitarian and Development Studies graduates
Fields of work include:
Human rights and peace advocacy; public service; international civil service; non-government and international aid agencies; local government; and community work.
With your Humanitarian and Development Studies training you would also be able to seek employment in secondary teaching the "Human Society and its Environment" key learning area once you have completed a period of study in Education.
Professor Renzaho is an ARC Future Fellow and Professor of Humanitarian and Development Studies, Western Sydney University. He joined the university in 2015 and prior to that he was the Director of Migration, Social Disadvantage, and Health Programs within the Global Society Unit, the Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University. With a background in Global Health and International Development, h…
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