Master's Degree in Sociology in Queensland in Australia

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.


Sociology aims to analyze and understand the various components that make up a society or civilization. Students learn how these societies are organized, as well as how they are sustained. Issues related to other humanities may also be studied.

Australia has a subsidized higher education for students pursuing the undergraduate degrees. They also give loan and grants for the post graduate students. Higher learning starts at undergraduate degree level to a doctoral degree offered in any field of study.

Queensland is a home to many Australia universities. The largest and top ranked universities in the world such as The University of Queensland and James Cook University operates in this area.

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Master of Development Practice

James Cook University
Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2018 Australia Cairns Townsville Brisbane + 3 more

Learn the skills and knowledge to tackle the global challenges of poverty, health, conservation, climate change and agriculture. [+]

Master of Development Practice

The Master of Development Practice is a new two-year degree that provides graduate-level students with the skills and knowledge to identify and address the global development challenges of poverty alleviation, health, conservation, climate change and agriculture.

Course Highlights Last semester allocated for practical work in an overseas developing country location. Broad, multidisciplinary program that includes field experience opportunities in northern Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea where students will work in teams to tackle real-world problems. The special challenges to sustainable development in tropical forest and coastal regions will be addressed through a focus on insular South East Asia and the Pacific The course will provide students with the tools they need to understand and address the root causes of extreme poverty while also preserving the environment for future generations. ... [-]