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Master of Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies at UQ is designed to build your knowledge about the forces that generate contemporary conflict and the processes and practices that contribute to conflict prevention, resolution and peacebuilding.

The program is delivered by a school that is recognised internationally and nationally as a leader in peace and conflict studies research and teaching. Our curriculum includes courses which examine international peacekeeping, peacebuilding, conflict reconciliation, principles of humanitarian protection and post-conflict governance. You will develop the theoretical and practical skills to reflect on the role of states, intergovernmental organisations, non-government organisations, non-state groups and individuals, as parties to conflict, conflict resolution, and post-conflict transition.


Depending on your undergraduate qualifications and experience you may be eligible for the following programs:

Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (#16)
Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (#24)
Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (#32)
Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies

Download the brochure (PDF, 221KB)

Attend an information session

Find out more about our programs and meet our academic staff at one of our upcoming information sessions

Tuesday 4 October, 12pm-1pm
Innes Room (Bldg 21)
UQ ST Lucia Campus

Thursday 13 October, 6pm-7pm
Brisbane CBD (Venue TBC)