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.
- Study at UQ’s School of Political Science and International Studies, recognised globally as a leader in peace and conflict studies research and teaching.
- Benefit from topics covering issues such as peacebuilding, conflict resolution and prevention, mediation, nonviolence, gender and security, as well as peace and development.
- Learn how conflicts emerge and how they can be managed and solved in a nonviolent manner.
- Join The Graduate Centre in Governance and International Affairs, a networking hub that takes the student experience to a new level and improves the quality and employability of graduates as future leaders.
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
- Writing Politics
- Security and Development
- Conflict Resolution
- The Politics and Power of Nonviolence
- Gender, Peace and Security in Global and Local Perspective
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Apply before
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- a bachelor honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below)
- Relevant discipline is defined as a degree with a sequence of study in peace and conflict studies, international relations, political science, sociology, cultural studies, media studies, communication, economics/political economy, anthropology or ethnography, and law.
International30976 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 30976 AUD per year during 12 months.
National23840 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23840 AUD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Brisbane
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.