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Major

International Inequality and Development

Bachelor of International Studies

This major introduces you to the relationship between global development and inequality.

You'll study key issues, concepts and approaches to global development and poverty in historical and contemporary contexts.

You'll be introduced to a variety of important issues, including the roles of different actors and agencies in development, ranging from international institutions to community groups.

Through this major you'll gain a comprehensive account of the complex and interdisciplinary nature of global development and inequality. You'll be equipped with the skills to assess and evaluate the various challenges and opportunities in development in an age of globalisation.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for politics

QS World University Rankings 2022

1 in Queensland for development studies

QS World University Rankings 2022

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Overseas trade and development manager
  • NGO worker
  • Policy adviser
  • Consular staff member
  • Development adviser
  • Development officer
  • International development worker

How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Introduction to International Inequality & Development
  • The Political Dynamics of Development and Resistance
  • Globalisation & Development in Post-Colonial Societies
  • Medical Anthropology: Local and Global Perspectives

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