Timetable

PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES POSTGRADUATE TIMETABLE 2016

All PACS postgraduate students are required to consult with the MPACS Degree Director, Dr Wendy Lambourne (wendy.lambourne@sydney.edu.au), about their proposed program of study and to obtain permission before enrolling in either the dissertation or internship units of study.

PACS units of study on offer in 2016 are listed in the timetable below.

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SUMMER SCHOOL 2016 (December 2015-February 2016)

PACS6928 Community Mediation: Theory and Practice (Summer Early: Session 42)
5 day intensive: 9 am – 5 pm, Mon 30 Nov – Fri 4 Dec 2015
Coordinators: Mr Abe Quadan & Dr Spase Karoski

PACS6913 Conflict in Organisations (Summer Late: Session 44)
5 day intensive: 9.00am – 4:30pm, Mon 15, Tues 16, Wed 17, Thurs 18 & Fri 19 Feb 2016
Mackie Seminar Room 114
Coordinator: Mr Steve Lancken

MARCH INTENSIVE 2016

PACS6921 Peace of Mind: The Psychology of Peace (Session 103)
Core Unit from 2016
5 day intensive: 10:00am – 5:30pm, Thurs 3, Fri 4, Sat 5, Fri 11 & Sat 12 March
Venue: Easterb Avenue Seminar Room 406; F&S: Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinator: Dr Annabel McGoldrick

SEMESTER ONE 2016

Core Units

PACS6911 Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
(starting Week 1, Monday 29 February)
Tuesday 3:00 - 5:00pm or 6:00pm - 8:00pm (Wks 1-13)
Venue: Mackie Seminar Room 114
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6921 Peace of Mind: The Psychology of Peace (Session 103)
Core Unit from 2016
5 day intensive: 9:30am - 5:00pm, Thurs 3, Fri 4, Sat 5, Fri 11 & Sat 12 March
Coordinator: Dr Annabel McGoldrick

PACS Electives

PACS6901 United Nations, Peace and Security
(starting Week 2, Thurs 10 March)
Thursday 3:00 - 5:00pm, Mackie Seminar Room 107
plus full day Friday 13 May 10:00am - 5:00pm (Model UN exercise)
New Law School Lecture Theatre 106
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

PACS6904 Dissertation Part 1 and Part 2
PACS6905 PACS6904 Seminars: Tuesday 12:00 - 2:00pm (starting week 2, Tues 8 March)
Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

SCLG6913 Social Justice Internship Part 1 and 2
SCLG6914 SCLG6914 Seminars: time and venue to be confirmed
CPACS Contact: Dr Wendy Lambourne
Coordinators: Jacqui Clark (SCLG6913) & Lisa Valiente-Riedl (SCLG6914)

ONLINE UNITS (starting Week 2 of Semester 1)

PACS6901 United Nations, Peace and Security
online plus optional full day Friday 13 May 10:00am - 5:00pm (Model UN exercise)
Coordinator: Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6922 Peaceful Conflict Transformation
Coordinator: Professor Johan Galtung

PACS6924 Democracy in the Developing World
Coordinator: Professor Paul D. Scott

WINTER SCHOOL 2016

PACS6934 Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice (Session 11)
Mon 27 June (online) and Mon 18-Fri 22 July (on campus)
Venue to be confirmed
Coordinator Professor Jake Lynch

SEMESTER TW0 2016

Core & Capstone Units

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace & Justice
Monday 5:00 - 7:00pm (starting Week 1, Mon 25 July)
Mackie Seminar Room 107
plus full day Sat 29 October 10:00am - 5:00pm (simulation)
Mackie Seminar Room 114
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

PACS6931 Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice (Core Unit from 2015) (Session 109: September Intensive)
6 full days: 10:00am – 5:00pm, Fri 23, Sat 24, Mon 26, Tues 27, Thurs 29 & Fri 30 September
Venue: Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

PACS electives

PACS6914 Conflict-Resolving Media (Session 108: August Intensive)
5 day intensive: 10:00am – 4.30 pm, Thurs 4, Fri 5, Sat 6, Thurs 11 & Fri 12 August
Venue: Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinators: Associate Professor Jake Lynch & Dr Annabel McGoldrick

PACS6904 Dissertation Part 1 and Part 2
PACS6905 PACS6904 Seminars: Tuesday 12:00 - 2:00pm (starting week 2)
Mackie Seminar Room 107
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

SCLG6913 Social Justice Internship Part 1 and 2
SCLG6914 SCLG6914 Seminars: Mackie Seminar Room 107
CPACS Contact: Dr Wendy Lambourne
Coordinators: Jacqui Clark (SCLG6913) & Lisa Valiente-Riedl (SCLG6914)

ONLINE CORE UNITS (starting Week 2 of Semester 2)

Core Units

PACS6911 Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice
online plus full day Sat 29 October 10:00am - 5:00pm (simulation)
Coordinator: Dr. Wendy Lambourne

PACS 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 list includes units that are pre-approved as cross-disciplinary electives and may be available in 2015-2016. Students may also take units of study from outside this list with departmental permission, dependent on the degree resolutions for their course.

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 from 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 may enrol in a maximum of one unit of study from the list of pre-approved cross-disciplinary electives.

Approved Cross-Disciplinary Electives – Semester One 2016

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 2016

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
GOVT6159 - 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