Bachelor of Development Studies atThe University of Newcastle , CallaghanNewcastle Business School


3 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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  • 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


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #197

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #230

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 18,31,095
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,48,725
InsuranceINR 32,745
Student Services and Amenities FeeINR 17,394
Phone (mobile)INR 36,445
Educational CostINR 36,445
Community Levy FeeINR 27,610
Accommodation application feeINR 5,522
TotalINR 8,04,886

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 55.22


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 15ᵗʰ June 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Applicants must have passed the All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) with 11 points


Marks - 60/120

With the following scores in each band:

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


Marks - 50/90

  • Section Minimum: 54


Marks - 6/9

  • With a minimum of 6.0 in each band 

Other eligibility criteria
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
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Scanned colored originals or certified copies of original documents
    • Certified translations must accompany documents that are not in English
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended

Step 2: Start your online application

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