Timetable

PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES POSTGRADUATE TIMETABLE 2015

All commencing PACS postgraduate students in 2015 should consult with the Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator, or about their proposed program of study.

PACS postgraduate students are required to complete PACS6911 in their first semester where possible. Students wishing to cross-list units of study from other programs must seek approval from the Director or Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator. MPACS students who wish to enrol in the dissertation units (PACS6904 and PACS6905) should first discuss their eligibility with the Dissertation Coordinator, Dr Leticia Anderson.

PACS units of study on offer in 2015 are listed in the timetable below.

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SUMMER SCHOOL 2015

PACS6928 Community Mediation: Theory and Practice (Summer Main: Session 43)
5 day intensive: 9am – 5pm, Monday 12th – Friday 16th January 2015
Venue: Mackie 114
Coordinators: Mr Abe Quadan & Dr Spase Karoski

PACS6913 Conflict in Organisations (Summer Late: Session 44)
6 day intensive: 9.30am – 12.30pm Wednesday 21st January 2015 plus
9.30am – 5pm Tuesday 27th – Saturday 31st January 2015
Coordinator: Mr Steve Lancken

MARCH INTENSIVE 2015

PACS6914 Conflict-Resolving Media (Session 103)
5 day intensive: 10am – 4.30pm
Thursday 5th – Saturday 7th March plus Friday 13th & Saturday 14th March 2015
Coordinators: Associate Professor Jake Lynch & Dr Annabel McGoldrick

SEMESTER ONE 2015

PACS6911 Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies (Core Unit)
Tuesday 3-5pm or 6-8pm (Wks 1-13)
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6904 Dissertation Research Seminars (MPACS Capstone Option)
PACS6905 Tuesday 12-2pm (fortnightly, commencing Wk 2)
Coordinator: Dr Leticia Anderson

PACS6901 United Nations, Peace and Security
Thursday 3-5pm or 6-8pm (Wks 3-13), plus 10am-5pm Friday 17th April
Coordinators: Dr Annie Herro & Dr Eyal Mayroz

ONLINE UNITS (Commencing Week 2 of Semester 1)

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice (Core Unit from 2015)
Dr Annie Herro & Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6922 Peaceful Conflict Transformation
Professor Johan Galtung

PACS6923 Human Right to Food
Professor George Kent

PACS6924 Democracy in the Developing World
Professor Paul D Scott

MAY INTENSIVE 2015

PACS6902 Reconciliation and Conflict Transformation (Session 105)
5 day intensive, 10am – 5pm, Friday 8th – Saturday 9th May plus Friday 15th May plus Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd May 2015
Coordinators: Dr Wendy Lambourne & Dr Leticia Anderson

WINTER SCHOOL 2015

PACS6912 Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice (Session 11)
6 day intensive, 9.30am – 4.30pm, Monday 29th June (online component) plus Monday 13th – Friday 17th July (on campus intensive component)
Coordinator: Dr Jason MacLeod

PACS6934 Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice (Session 11)
6 day intensive: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Wednesday 1st – Friday 3rd July plus Monday 6th – Wednesday 8th July
Coordinator: Mr Kevin Chang

JULY INTENSIVE 2015

PACS6931 Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice (Core Unit from 2015) (Session 107) 5 day intensive, 10am – 5pm: Monday 27th, Thursday 30th and Friday 31st July, plus Saturday 1st and Monday 3rd August
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

SEMESTER TWO 2015

PACS6904 & PACS6905 Dissertation Seminars
Tuesday 12-2pm (fortnightly, commencing Wk 2)
Coordinator: Dr Leticia Anderson

PACS6915 Human Rights, Peace and Justice (Core Unit from 2015)
Thursday 5-7pm (Wks 2-13)
Coordinators: Dr Wendy Lambourne & Dr Eyal Mayroz

PACS6917 Religion, War and Peace (Wks 1-13)
Tuesday 6-8pm (Wks 1-13)
Coordinator: Dr Leticia Anderson

PACS6932 & PACS6933 Internship Seminars (MPACS Capstone Option)
Coordinator: Dr Wendy Lambourne

PACS6935 & PACS6936 Activism and Advocacy Seminars (MPACS Capstone Option)
Coordinator: Associate Professor Jake Lynch

OCTOBER INTENSIVE 2015

PACS6921 Peace of Mind: Psychology of Peace (Session 110)
5 day intensive, 9.30am – 5.30pm, Friday 16th – Sunday 18th October plus Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October
Coordinator: Dr Annabel McGoldrick

ONLINE UNITS (commencing Week 6 of Semester 2 – Session 10)

PACS6911 Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies (Core Unit)
Associate Professor Jake Lynch

PACS6907 Gender, Peace and Justice
Dr Punam Yadav

PACS6923 Human Right to Food
Professor George Kent

PACS6924 Democracy in the Developing World
Professor Paul D. Scott

PACS6925 Peace and the Global Compact
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. Students may also take units of study from outside this list with departmental permission, dependent on the degree resolutions for the course they are enrolled in.

Students enrolling 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 take any units from outside the PACS program (with the exception of ARTS7000).


Students enrolling 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.

Please consult with Dr Leticia Anderson or Associate Professor Jake Lynch if you are interested in enrolling in cross-disciplinary electives as part of your Peace and Conflict Studies degree.

Semester One 2015

ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
CISS6002 Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific
CISS6018 Nuclear Arms Control and Nonproliferation
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
GOVT6119 International Security
GOVT6123 Globalisation and Governance
GOVT6135 Global Environmental Politics
GOVT6147 Foundations of International Relations
GOVT6150 Comparative Democratic Politics
GOVT6220 The State, Secession and Civil War
SCLG6902 Doing Social Research
SCLG6910 Social Policy International Perspectives
SCLG6918 Introductory Quantitative Methods

Semester Two 2015

ARTS7000 Academic Communication for Postgraduates
CISS6004 Health and Security
CISS6006 Statebuilding and Fragile States
CISS6013 Middle East Peace and Security
DVST6901 Development, Civil Society and Wellbeing
DVST6904 Rethinking Poverty
DVST6906 Culture & Politics of Health Development
ECOP6101 Core Concepts in Political Economy
ECOP6018 Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing
ECOP6108 Sustainability
ECOP6130 Human Rights & International Development
GOVT6116 International Organisations
GOVT6119 International Security
GOVT6121 Northeast Asian Politics
GOVT6137 Forces of Change in International Relations
GOVT6156 Governance and Civil Society
GOVT6304 Development and World Politics
SCLG6903 New Debates in Social Theory