Peace and Conflict Studies

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Peace and Conflict Studies

Master of Peace and Conflict Studies

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 18 credit points from selective units of study, and
(c) a maximum of 24 credit points from elective units of study which can include an optional specialisation as listed:
(i) Social Research specialisation: 12 credit points core units of study and 6 credit points from the list
(d) with the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units can be taken from units of study outside those listed in the table, including a maximum of 6 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.
(e) 6 credit points from capstone units of study

Graduate Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies

Students complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 18 credit points of core or capstone units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 18 credit points from selective units of study: and
(c) a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study
(i) with the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points of elective units can be taken from units outside those listed in table, including:
(ii) a maximum of 6 credit points from units of study offered by other faculties.

Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies

Students complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 12 credit points of core or capstone units of study; and
(b) a maximum of 12 credit points from selective units of study.

Core units of study

All Peace and Conflict Studies degrees
PACS6902
Reconciliation and Conflict Transformation
6      Semester 2
PACS6909
Cultures of Violence

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
PACS6921
Peace of Mind: The Psychology of Peace
6      Semester 1
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    N SCWK6930
Semester 1
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCWK6941
Semester 2

Selective units of study

DVST6911
Dissertation Part A
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6903
Peace and the Environment
6      Semester 2
PACS6904
Dissertation Part 1

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6905
Dissertation Part 2
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6912
Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCWK6933
Intensive March
PACS6913
Conflict in Organisations

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Summer Main
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    N SCWK6935
Intensive August
PACS6917
Religion, War and Peace
6      Semester 2
PACS6928
Community Mediation: Theory and Practice
6      Intensive April
PACS6934
Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Intensive May
PACS6937
Research Project/Essay
6    P 12 credit points in PACS6XXX

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6913
Social Justice Vocational Placement
6    P 24 credit points at 6000 level and including SCLG6923

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2b
SCLG6923
Social Justice Vocational Project Design
6    N SCLG6914
Semester 1
Semester 2

Online/distance mode of delivery only

PACS6923
The Human Right to Food

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2b
PACS6924
Democracy in the Developing World
6      Semester 1
PACS6925
Peace and the Global Compact
6      Semester 2b

Capstone units of study

PACS6931
Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice
6      Intensive October

Cross disciplinary elective units of study

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies may complete up to 12 credit points from electives listed below, or up to 12 credit points from relevant postgraduate programs offered by other departments, subject to the approval of the Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator.
Candidates for the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies may complete up to 24 credit points from electives listed below including up to 12 credit points from relevant postgraduate programs offered by other departments, subject to the approval of the Postgraduate Coursework Coordinator.
ANTH6916
Culture and Development: Key Concepts
6      Semester 1
CISS6002
Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific
6      Semester 1
CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
CISS6006
Intervention and 'Fragile' States
6      Semester 1
CISS6013
Middle East Conflict and Security
6    N GOVT6154
Semester 1
CISS6018
Nuclear Arms Control and Non-proliferation

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
CISS6019
War and Strategy
6      Semester 2
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education
6    N SSCP6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation
6      Semester 1
DVST6906
Culture, Gender, Health in Development
6      Semester 2
DVST6913
Development Collaboration

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    P 48 credit points from the master of development studies program
Semester 2
ECOP6015
Global Employment and Migration

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6017
Inequality in the Global Economy
6      Semester 2
ECOP6018
Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability
6      Semester 1
ECOP6130
Human Rights and International Development
6    N SCLG6912


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2a
GOVT6100
Foundations of Comparative Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6108
Democracy, Development and Rights in SE Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6109
Political Regimes and Regime Transition
6      Semester 2
GOVT6116
International Organisations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6121
Northeast Asian Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6136
Asia Pacific Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
GOVT6137
Forces of Change in Int Relations
6      Semester 2
GOVT6138
Gender, Family and the State

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6147
Foundations of International Relations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6150
Challenges of Democratic Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6156
Strategy and Civil Society
6      Semester 2
GOVT6159
Emotions, Agenda Setting, and Public Policy
6      Semester 1
GOVT6163
Critical Challenges of Governing Cities

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6301
Public Sector Ethics and Corruption
6      Semester 2
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6313
Leadership in Theory and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
GOVT6316
The Politics of Policy Making
6      Semester 2
GOVT6319
Governance and Public Policy Making

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6331
Public Management and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6357
International Policy Making
6      Semester 2
GOVT6358
Comparative Migration Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
HRTD6901
Human Rights and the Human Rights System
6      Semester 1
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6      Semester 2
HRTD6916
Human Rights Simulation

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
LNGS7006
Cross-Cultural Communication
6      Semester 2
LNGS7507
Language and Communities
6      Semester 1
MECO6901
Media Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6926
International Media Practice
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
MIPH5008
Travel and Tropical Medicine

This unit of study is not available in 2020

2      Intensive October
MIPH5124
Health Issues and Humanitarian Emergencies

This unit of study is not available in 2020

4      Intensive November
MIPH5135
Health Systems in Developing Countries

This unit of study is not available in 2020

4      Semester 2
SCLG6700
Global and Regional Migration Governance
6      Semester 1
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
SCLG6916
Indigenous Rights - Global Issues
6      Semester 2
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
USSC6903
US Foreign and National Security Policy
6      Semester 1
USSC6920
US Media: Politics, Culture, Technology
6      Intensive July

Social Research specialisation

12 credit points from the following
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
6 credit points from the following
ECOP6031
Research in Political Economy
6      Semester 2
GOVT6139
Research Design
6      Semester 1
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1