Masters by Coursework

Master of Leadership in Global Development

The University of Queensland: 
Brisbane, QLD
Course Commencement Date
Feb 2019

Are you ready to take the next step in your global development career? Gain the skills to become a leader with UQ's innovative and multidisciplinary Master of Leadership in Global Development.

The MLGD is the only coursework master's program in Australia that combines development theory, leadership, management skills, and business acumen in the one comprehensive program. Through our case-based teaching, you will develop the practical knowledge and the strong technical management skills to become a strategically agile innovator who will lead projects across different sectors and organisations, in both local and international settings.


MLGD's multi-modal delivery provides a flexible way to complete this program in less than 18 months. Four of the program's courses are delivered online through the edX platform, at a time – and place – to suit you.  You can choose from one of two study options:

  • 12 months of study at The University of Queensland, following online coursework completed wherever you are
  • 18 months of study at The University of Queensland, including both online and on-campus components


The MLGD was designed following extensive consultation with development executives in governments, non-governmental organisations, and private organisations. You will join mid-career professionals in developing the leadership abilities, strong technical management skills and applied development theories to catalyse your career.

Course Organisation
The University of Queensland
Course Contact Person
Monica Gonzalez
Course Contact Email