Graduate Certificate of Global Development

Make a difference to global futures with the University ranked #1 in the world for collaborative partnerships for the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).* Gain specialist skills and expertise to elevate your existing position or take your first steps to a new career. Be empowered to tackle the big issues like poverty alleviation, sustainable planning, and global health. *Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020

Take the first step towards your Masters

Build your expertise

#1 in the world*

Collaborating for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals *Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020

#1 in Queensland

Full-time employment *Good Universities Guide 2020, PG outcomes


  • Online: February, July
  • Cairns: February, July

Mid-year entry not available for full-time students



^estimated annual tuition fee

Fees are based on 2020 figures and are subject to change

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


6 months full-time

or part-time equivalent

Entry Requirements

AQF level 7 bachelor degree; or equivalent

Course Code


Course detail

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    Kearrin Sims

    Course Coordinator, Global Development

    The Global Development suite of courses is a university-wide study program that provides expertise and skills development across multiple sectors. You will acquire complex theoretical knowledge and the practical skills required to work locally, nationally or globally in a meaningful career.