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International Development, Bachelor of


Ministry Title: Bachelor of International Development

Honours Degree


Program Code: 22251

Length: 8 semesters starting in September

This interdisciplinary program gives you the skills and tools to work in a variety of international organizations (such as the United Nations, World Bank or Asian Development Bank), non-governmental organizations, government agencies, entrepreneurship or economic development agencies, and businesses that focus on international development and management.

Graduates may find themselves working in the following roles:
• international project manager
• international logistics manager
• international program co-ordinator
• rural or northern community development officer
• international program development officer
• gender specialist
• grant writer
• researcher


The program provides you with a solid theoretical foundation in sustainable international development studies and its related disciplines, as well as professional and technical skills in development management. The program fosters a comparative understanding of developed and developing countries through directed study, analytical research, a required work placement and opportunities to travel that provide cross-cultural learning experiences.

Work Placement

The 14-week/420-hour work placement is from May to August following Semester 6. A placement advisor will support your efforts to find a position that fits your academic and career goals. Your placement will give you the opportunity to explore the field of international development, as well as gain the hands-on, real-world experience that employers value.  We will work with employers and our partners to help you identify the best opportunities to pursue.

Courses

Work Experience - SEM 6C

IDS 3599: Work Placement

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • .

    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent
      • Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics (MCR3U, MCF3M, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent) minimum 60 per cent (Students who do not possess Grade 11 or 12 Math at the U or M level, or who have achieved a grade below 60 per cent may be considered for admission. Students will be required to complete a math equivalency course during their first semester at Humber. Additional course fees will apply.)
      • Four Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
      • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • .

    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

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    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Fees

The 2019-2020 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $7,210.12
  • international: $17,840.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $3,605.06 $0.00
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $3,605.06 $0.00
Semester 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $3,605.06 $0.00
Semester 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $3,605.06 $0.00
Semester 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $3,605.06 $0.00
Semester 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $3,605.06 $0.00
Semester 7 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $3,495.06 $0.00
Semester 8 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $3,495.06 $0.00

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,074.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,074.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,074.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,074.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,074.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,074.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 7 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,184.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00
Semester 8 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,184.16 $0.00
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $0.00
Compulsory Student Union Fee $0.00 $0.00
Optional Student Union Fee $55.95 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee N/A $0.00
Co-op/Placement N/A $0.00
Total $8,710.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

John Lewis, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3307
john.lewis@humber.ca

business.humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

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On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.

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Print/Download Date: October 27, 2020