Master of Development Studies

The University of Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Master of Development Studies
Duration1-1.5 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Development Studies degree sheds light on the challenges in achieving sustainable economic development on a local, national and global scale
  • The program provides hands-on experience in Development Studies as the students train to become effective administrators and planners
  • Students are provided with the flexibility to select their own pathway of electives such as language, communication, and translation; global communication; culture, religion, media, and visual communication
  • Master of Architectural Science Masterclass session Announcement
  • Topic: Low Carbon Retrofit – Master of Architectural Science Masterclass by Dr. Daniel Ryan (Program Director Master of Architectural Science, The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design & Planning)
    • Description: In this lecture, we will look at how to make changes to a building to improve its performance and efficiency without affecting the building’s form. We will consider the arguments for undertaking retrofits, the different indicators for retrofits, and what general approaches you can take at different design stages.
    • Time: Feb 16, 2021, 04:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
    • Link to register –
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1991195 INR
Hostel & Meals704378 INR
Insurance34159 INR
Transportation67308 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee16266 INR
Compulsory Accommodation Fees37019 INR
Total859130 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Admission to 1.5 years full-time requires:
    -a bachelor’s degree including a major in a relevant subject area in the Social Sciences from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification with First or Second Class/Division
  • Admission to 1 year full-time requires any one of the following:
    -completion of the embedded Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Development Studies with First or Second Class/Division or an equivalent qualification
    -an Honours degree in a relevant discipline
    -relevant professional work experience and a bachelor’s degree with First or Second Class/Division or an equivalent qualification
ExamsTOEFL: 96
  • Minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

  • Minimum result of 6.0 

PTE: 68

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