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Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Queensland

18 months
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30976 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 Master of Peace and Conflict Studies from University of Queensland.

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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.

Program highlights

  • 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.
  • Graduate ready for a range of careers nationally and internationally, within government, professional and non-government organisations.

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

  • An approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 5; or 
  • rA GCPaCS* or GCMedConfRes* or 
  • GCAP* or 
  • GCIS* or GDipIS* from the university with a GPA of 5; or
  • An approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 5 and a minimum of three years relevant professional experience.
  • Same 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.
  • Unless otherwise stated, the minimum amount of relevant work experience is 3 years full-time equivalent (either paid or voluntary) in a relevant peace and conflict organisation with documented evidence (such as references).This may include work experience in planning, research, management, implementation or evaluation of domestic or international peacebuilding, mediation, conflict

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

    23360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23360 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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