#22 in the world
We're ranked 22nd in the world for Arts and Humanities in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
One of only a handful of programs of its kind in the world, the Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies provides a distinctive qualification in a growing field and can be tailored to your interests.
In addition to a core program of peace and conflict studies units, you can pursue electives from a range of disciplines, including development studies, human rights, political economy, international relations and security studies. From justice and reconciliation after mass violence to the role of religion in war and peace, a broad range of subjects is on offer in this course. Taught by experts in the field, this course will prepare you for both the intellectual and practical challenges of a career in peace building or related fields.
Study with leading scholars and expert commentators and practitioners in peace journalism, transitional justice, conflict resolution, nonviolence, community mediation, human rights, the United Nations, faith- based peacebuilding and the psychology of peace. You can complete a dissertation or undertake a social justice internship pathway in the latter stages of the degree, preparing you for higher degree research or professional practice. Our distance-learning program allows mid-career professionals to obtain a globally recognised qualification without having to relocate to Sydney.
Our graduates enjoy challenging and rewarding professional careers with the United Nations, non-government organisations, media organisations, the private sector, government departments and agencies. A number of our graduates have gone on to pursue a PhD and academic career. Our graduates hold positions such as:
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies requires:
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.
IELTS 7.0 – no band below 6.0
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