No. 22 in the world
We're ranked 22nd in the world for Arts and Humanities in the 2020 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Gain a distinctive qualification in this growing field, focusing on the interconnections between peace, conflict, justice and human rights. From conflict transformation after mass violence to the role of the media in peace building, we will explore the intellectual and practical challenges of attaining peace with justice in a program that you can tailor to suit your personal interests and career aspirations.
Learn from leading scholars and expert commentators and practitioners in a range of units of study covering peace journalism, transitional justice, human rights, reconciliation, the psychology of peace, non-violence, community mediation, the United Nations, conflict-sensitive development, religion, war and peace. Take the opportunity to learn skills in conflict analysis and resolution in the program’s capstone unit.
You can complete a dissertation or social justice internship pathway as part 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:
Entry in the 1 year or 1.5 year degree program is determined by the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) criteria below:
Admission to candidature for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (1.5 years full-time) requires:
Admission to candidature for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (1 year full-time) requires:
If you do not meet the requirements listed above for direct entry to the Master’s degree, you may be able to enter via a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in the same subject area and upgrade to the Master’s after successful completion of the shorter course.
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