Master On Campus

Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Queensland

12 months
30976 AUD/year
23840 AUD/year
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Graduate with the knowledge and practical skills to engage in conflict resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding in the contemporary global context with the Peace and Conflict Studies program is offered at the University of Queensland. 


The Peace and Conflict Studies program is offered at the University of Queensland will build your knowledge about the forces that generate contemporary conflict and the processes and practices that contribute to conflict, resolution and peacebuilding.

The one year full-time (or part-time equivalent) program is delivered by world-renowned academics and researchers with expertise in areas such as Indigenous politics, gender, ethics, justice, development, security and the environment. They'll draw on their research experience in conflict settings to help you develop an understanding of varied expressions of conflict and resistance, and ways to move from conflict to peace.

The program is housed in the Graduate Centre in Governance and International Affairs within UQ’s School of Political Science and International Studies, which is recognised internationally as a leader in peace and conflict studies research and teaching.

Career possibilitiesPostgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • UN special rapporteur
  • Peacekeeping official
  • NGO manager
  • Indigenous rights adviser
  • Humanitarian aid official

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Writing Politics 
  • Security and Development
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Peacebuilding 
  • The Politics and Power of Nonviolence
  • Gender, Peace and Security in Global and Local Perspective

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


16 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  •  CRICOS code: 089176G  
  • a bachelor honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below).
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30976 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30976 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23840 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23840 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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