12 months
31744 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 in Peace and Conflict Studies offered at the University of Queensland.  


The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies 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 two 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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  •  CRICOS code: 089178E 
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or
  • to have successfully completed 3 years of study towards an approved qualification at an overseas partner institution that has a formal pathway to the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (32 units).
  • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • Relevant work experience
  • English language requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31744 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31744 AUD per year during 12 months.

TBA tuition for national students

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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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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