Peace and Conflict Studies

Degree information for students who commenced prior to 2015 can be found here:www.sydney.edu.au/handbooks

Peace and Conflict Studies

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies are required to complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study and 12 credit points of core elective units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies are required to complete 48 credit points, including 18 credit points of core units of study, 18 credit points of core elective units of study and 12 credit points from elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies are required to complete 72 credit points, including 18 credit points of core units of study, 18 credit points of core elective units of study, a maximum of 24 credit points from elective units of study and 12 credit points from capstone units of study.
Core Units of Study
All Peace and Conflict Studies degrees
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    SCWK6930  Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6931
Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice
6      Intensive July
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6    SCWK6941  Semester 2
Core Elective Units of Study
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6902
Reconciliation & Conflict Transformation
6      Intensive May
PACS6912
Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice
6    SCWK6930 
SCWK6933 
Winter Main
PACS6913
Conflict in Organisations
6    SCWK6934  Summer Late
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    SCWK6935  Intensive March
PACS6917
Religion, War and Peace
6      Semester 2
PACS6921
Peace of Mind: The Psychology of Peace
6      Intensive October
PACS6928
Community Mediation: Theory and Practice
6      Summer Late
PACS6934
Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice
6    (PACS6911) or (DVST6901) or (Bachelor degree plus relevant experience) 
SCWK6930 
Summer Early
Winter Main
PACS6907
Gender, Peace and Justice
6      Semester 2b
PACS6909
Cultures of Violence
6      Semester 1
PACS6926
Peace and Conflict in South-East Asia
6      Winter Main
PACS6927
Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding
6      Intensive September
Online/distance mode of delivery only
PACS6922
Peaceful Conflict Transformation
6      Semester 1
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food
6      Semester 1
Semester 2b
PACS6924
Democracy in the Developing World
6      Semester 1
Semester 2b
PACS6925
Peace and the Global Compact
6      Semester 2b
PACS6930
Ethics for a Sustainable Peace
6      Semester 1
Cross Disciplinary Elective Units of Study
Candidates for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies may take up to 12 credit points from electives listed below or from relevant postgraduate programs offered by other departments, subject to the approval of the Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator.

FASS7001
FASS7002

6   

It is strongly advised that all students enrolling in these elective complete it during their first semester of study, or in Summer or Winter school when available. These units are recommended for two main groups: 1) International postgraduate students who have not completed their Bachelor award at a university where English was the medium of instruction. 2) Domestic postgraduates who have not been in an academic environment for a prolonged period of time.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ASNS6910
War and Peace in East Asia
6      Semester 2
CISS6002
Strategy & Security in the Asia-Pacific
6      Semester 1
CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 2
CISS6013
Middle East Conflict and Security
6    GOVT6154  Intensive November
CISS6018
Nuclear Arms Control & Non-proliferation
6      Semester 2
CISS6020
Geopolitics of Energy Security in Asia
6      Summer Main
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    SSCP6900  Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation
6      Semester 1
DVST6906
Culture & Politics of Health Development
6      Semester 2
ECOP6018
Economic Development: Growth & Wellbeing
6      Semester 2
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability
6      Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights & International Development
6    SCLG6912  Semester 2
GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment
6      Semester 2
GOVT6108
Democracy and Development in SE Asia
6      Semester 2
GOVT6116
International Organisations
6      Semester 2
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6121
Northeast Asian Politics
6      Semester 1
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 1
GOVT6137
Forces of Change in Int Relations
6      Semester 2
GOVT6147
Foundations of International Relations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6150
Comparative Democratic Politics
6      Intensive March
GOVT6156
Governance and Civil Society
6      Semester 1
GOVT6220
The State, Secession, and Civil War
6      Semester 1
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics
6      Semester 2
HSTY6992
Monuments, Memory and History
6      Semester 2
JCTC6915
Contemporary Response to the Holocaust
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
LNGS7006
Cross-Cultural Communication
6      Semester 2
MECO6901
Dealing with the Media
6      Semester 2
MECO6926
International Media Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MIPH5008
Travel and Tropical Medicine
2      Intensive October
MIPH5116
Culture, Health, Illness and Medicine
4      Semester 2
MIPH5124
Health Issues & Humanitarian Emergencies
4      Intensive November
MIPH5127
Mental Disorders in Global Context
2      Intensive September
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries
4      Semester 2
PRFM6900
Theatre and Community Development
6      Semester 2
SCLG6902
Doing Social Research
6    SCLG3003  Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
USSC6903
US Foreign and National Security Policy
6      Semester 2
USSC6920
US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology
6      Winter Main