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International Relations - Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Queensland

24 months
30976 AUD/year
23360 AUD/year
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Graduate with two sought-after Masters qualifications, ready to engage in the fields of conflict resolution, aid and development with the Master of International Relations - Peace and Conflict Studies is offered at the University of Queensland.

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This two year full-time (or part-time equivalent) dual degree program in Master of International Relations - Peace and Conflict Studies is offered at the University of Queensland allows you to obtain two highly sought-after and complementary qualifications from a school that is recognised internationally as a leader in peace and conflict studies. 

It provides an understanding of the broad structures and dynamics of the international system, combined with more specialised skills and knowledge of critical issues and debates relating to peace and conflict.

The Master of International Relations covers the key issues and challenges in contemporary world politics, international security, foreign affairs and global, international and regional governance. You'll be able to develop skills in international political analysis and political risk evaluation, and in addressing bilateral, regional and global policy objectives.

The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies builds knowledge of the forces that generate contemporary conflict and the process and practices that contribute to conflict prevention, resolution and peace-building. It also equips you with practical skills to engage in conflict analysis and resolution, and peace-building in the contemporary global context.

Program highlights

  • Benefit from a unique dual degree where you’ll learn to analyse political conflict and identify solutions.
  • Choose to include a fieldwork experience or research thesis, and/or participate in the Graduate Centre Mentorship Program.
  • Learn from award-winning teachers, internationally renowned academics and activities designed to enhance employability.
  • Develop a valuable skillset and be in global demand.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Diplomatic officer
  • UN delegate
  • Foreign affairs and trade official
  • Indigenous rights adviser
  • Humanitarian aid official

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Globalisation, International Political Economy and Development
  • International Security
  • Evolution of the International System
  • Theories in International Relations
  • 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
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


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General requirements

 CRICOS code: 095578E

  • Applicants must meet the entry requirements for both the Master of International Relations (MIR) and Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPaCS) programs to be admitted to the dual degree.

Tuition Fee

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    30976 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30976 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    23360 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23360 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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