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About

Graduate with the knowledge and practical skills to engage in conflict resolution, peacekeeping and peacebuilding in the contemporary global context with the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies from University of Queensland. 

Overview

The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies from 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 1.5 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.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate 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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  CRICOS code: 089177F  
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (see below), or
  • a Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies (or equivalent), or
  • a Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution (or equivalent), or
  • a Graduate Certificate in International Studies from the University, or
  • a Graduate Diploma in International Studies from the University, or
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline plus 3 years full-time equivalent, relevant work experience (see below) with documented evidence (such as references).
  • 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 18 months.
  • National

    23990 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23990 AUD per year during 18 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.

Funding

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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