Timetable

PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES POSTGRADUATE TIMETABLE 2017

All new and continuing PACS postgraduate students are required to consult with the MPACS Degree Director, , about their proposed program of study and to obtain permission before enrolling in either the dissertation or internship units of study.

An information session for new PACS students will be held on Thursday 2 March 2017 from 12 noon – 2 pm at the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, Mackie Seminar Room 107 (Mackie Building, Arundel St, Glebe, over the Parramatta Rd footbridge from the main campus of the University of Sydney). Please advise if you plan to attend this session. If you are unable to attend, please email Wendy to make an alternative time to discuss your program plans for 2017.

All PACS postgraduate students, including students taking PACS as a minor specialisation in their degree program, are encouraged to complete the core units PACS6911, PACS6902, PACS6915 and/or PACS6921 as early as possible in their degree. PACS students wishing to enrol in units of study from other programs should discuss this with the MPACS Degree Director prior to enrolling.

The MPACS capstone unit PACS6931 will next be offered in intensive mode in first semester 2018. If you foresee this as a problem in completing your degree requirements, you should contact the MPACS Degree Director as soon as possible to discuss your program options.

Please note: Students who commenced prior to 2016 take PACS6931 as a core unit, and either the dissertation or internship as a capstone. Students who commence in 2016 or later take PACS6931 as a capstone and can take the dissertation or internship as a core elective.

PACS units of study on offer in 2017 are listed in the timetable below.

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SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 (December 2016-February 2017)

PACS6913 Conflict in Organisations (Summer Late: Session 44)
5 day intensive: 9:30 am-5:00 pm, Mon-Wed 23-25 & Fri-Sat 27-28 January 2017
Mackie Seminar Room 114
Coordinator: Mr Steve Lancken

PACS6928 Community Mediation: Theory and Practice (Summer Late: Session 44)
5 day intensive: 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Mon-Fri 30-31 January & 1-3 February 2017
Coordinators: Mr Abe Quadan

SEMESTER ONE 2017

Core units

PACS6921 Reconciliation and Conflict Transformation (Session 105: May intensive)
5 full days: 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Fri-Sat 5-6 May & Fri-Sun 12-14 May
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

PACS electives

PACS6901 United Nations, Peace and Security
Monday 5:00-7:00 pm
plus full day Saturday 29 April, 10:00 am-5:00 pm (Model UN exercise)
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

PACS6912 Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice (Session 103: March intensive)
5 day intensive: 9.30am – 5pm, Fri-Sun 24-26 March, Fri 31 March & Sat 1 April
Coordinator: Dr Jason MacLeod

PACS6904 Dissertation Part 1 and Part 2
PACS6905
PACS6904 Seminars: Thursday 12:00-2:00 pm (fortnightly starting Week 1)
Mackie Seminar Room 107 or via skype
Coordinator: Dr Eyal Mayroz

SCLG6913 Social Justice Internship Part 1 and Part 2
SCLG6914
SCLG6914 Seminars: details to be confirmed
CPACS contact: Dr Wendy Lambourne
Coordinators: Jacqui Clark (SCLG6913) & Lisi Valiente-Riedl (SCLG6914)

PACS online electives

PACS6901 United Nations, Peace and Security (starting Week 1)
listen to recorded lectures during week & participate in online discussions
plus optional full day Sat 29 April, 10:00 am-5:00 pm (Model UN exercise)
Coordinator: Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6924 Democracy in the Developing World (starting Week 2)
Coordinator: Professor Paul D. Scott

SEMESTER TWO 2017

PACS core units

PACS6911 Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
Monday 5:00-7:00 pm
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice
Thursday 5:00-7:00 pm
Coordinator: Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS electives

PACS6914 Conflict-Resolving Media (Session 108: August intensive, Weeks 2 & 3)
5 full days: 10:00 am-4:30 pm, Thurs 3, Fri 4, Sat 5, Fri 11 & Sat 12 August
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6904 & PACS6905 Dissertation Part 1 and Part 2
PACS6904 Seminars: Monday 12:00-2:00 pm (fortnightly starting Week 2)
Mackie Seminar Room 107 or via skype
Coordinator: Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6913 & PACS6914 Social Justice Internship Part 1 and Part 2
SCLG6914 Seminars: time and venue to be confirmed
DPACS contact: Associate Professor Jake Lynch
Coordinators: Jacqui Clark (SCLG6913) & Lisi Valiente-Riedl (SCLG6914)


PACS online core units

PACS6911 Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies (starting Week 1)
listen to recorded lectures during week & participate in online discussions
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice (starting Week 2)
listen to recorded lectures during week & participate in online discussions
Coordinator: Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS online electives (Session 10: starting Week 6)

PACS6923 Human Right to Food
Coordinator: Professor George Kent

PACS6925 Peace and the Global Compact
Coordinator: Adjunct Professor Fred Dubee

CROSS-DISCIPLINARY ELECTIVES

The following is a select list of units that are pre-approved as cross-disciplinary electives and may be available in 2017. Students are advised to check the Faculty Handbook online for the full list of pre-approved units available in 2017. Students may also take units of study from outside this list with departmental permission, depending on the degree resolutions for their course. PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE UNITS MAY CHANGE SO YOU ARE ADVISED TO CHECK SYDNEY STUDENT AND WITH THE RELEVANT PROGRAM COORDINATORS.

Students who commenced prior to 2015
MPACS students may enrol in a maximum of two units from outside the PACS program.

Graduate Diploma students may enrol in a maximum of one unit from outside the PACS program.

Graduate Certificate students cannot normally take any units from outside the PACS program (with the exception of ARTS7000/FASS7001).

Students commencing in or after 2015
MPACS students may enrol in a maximum of four units from outside the PACS program, including a maximum of two units of study not included in the list of pre-approved cross-disciplinary electives.

Graduate Diploma students may enrol in a maximum of two units from outside the PACS program, including units of study not included in the list of pre-approved cross-disciplinary electives.

Graduate Certificate students cannot normally take any units from outside the PACS program (with the exception of ARTS7000/FASS7001).

Approved Cross-Disciplinary Electives – Semester One

FASS7001 - Academic Communication for Postgraduates (was ARTS7000)
ANTH6916 - Core Concepts in Social Science
CISS6002 - Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific
CISS6004 - Health and Security
DVST6901 - Development, Civil Society and Wellbeing
DVST6904 - Rethinking Poverty
DVST6905 - Development Project Evaluation
ECOP6101 - Core Concepts in Political Economy
GOVT6108 - Democracy and Development in SE Asia
GOVT6116 - International Organisations
GOVT6119 - International Security
GOVT6121 - Northeast Asian Politics
GOVT6123 - Globalisation and Governance
GOVT6135 - Global Environmental Politics
GOVT6147 - Foundations of International Relations
GOVT6150 - Comparative Democratic Politics
GOVT6156 - Governance and Civil Society
SCLG6902 - Doing Social Research
SCLG6918 - Introductory Quantitative Methods


Approved Cross-Disciplinary Electives – Semester Two

FASS7001 - Academic Communication for Postgraduates (was ARTS7000)
ANTH6916 - Core Concepts in Social Science
CISS6006 - Statebuilding and Fragile States
CISS6013 - Middle East Peace and Security
CISS6018 - Nuclear Arms Control and Nonproliferation
DVST6902 - Development: Communication and Education
DVST6904 - Rethinking Poverty
DVST6906 - Culture & Politics of Health Development (also online)
ECOP6101 - Core Concepts in Political Economy
ECOP6108 - Economic Management for Sustainability
ECOP6130 - Human Rights & International Development
GOVT6101 - Political Regimes and Regime Transition
GOVT6119 - International Security
GOVT6134 - Emotions, Agenda Setting and Public Policy
GOVT6137 - Forces of Change in International Relations
GOVT6304 - Development and World Politics
SCLG6901 - Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
SCLG6903 - New Debates in Social Theory
SCLG6916 - Indigenous Rights: Global Issues