Bachelor of Development Studies

The University of Newcastle

Callaghan, New South Wales, Australia
Bachelor of Development Studies
Duration3 Years
LevelBachelors Program
  • This program provides opportunities to study the causes and consequences of unequal development and assess policy options for a more equitable and sustainable future
  • On successful completion of the program students will have:
    • A Development Studies graduate will: be committed to knowledge creation, ethical practice, and critical perspectives about development and underdevelopment
    • A Development Studies graduate will: possess substantial and broad knowledge of development issues including urban and regional; globalization; economic; environmental sustainability; and cultural diversity
    • A Development Studies graduate will: demonstrate a capacity for logical, critical, and creative analysis
    • A Development Studies graduate will: have high-level communication skills and/or the ability to engage in a constructive public and professional discourse in community, cross-cultural, and policy contexts
  • Students could find themselves employed for the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, helping developing countries address their internal constraints to trade, or more locally you could work with an Indigenous community to interpret cult


Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1837564 INR
Hostel & Meals789747 INR
Insurance29672 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee17556 INR
Total836975 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have passed the All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) with 11 points
ExamsTOEFL: 60

With the following scores in each band:

  • Reading= 13
  • Listening= 12
  • Speaking= 18
  • Writing= 21

  • With a minimum of 6.0 in each band 

PTE: 50
  • Section Minimum: 54

Additional info
  • ELP waiver- Applicants who have completed their previous qualification in an institution where the medium of instruction is totally in English, will be exempted from the ELP requirement
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