Master of Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00026A

This program develops a critical understanding of the causes of conflict and violence, and the means of attaining peace, justice and human rights on a local and global scale. Informed by the latest research, it is focused on refining the theoretical understanding and practical skills that can be applied to the increasingly diverse field of peace and conflict studies. Research projects and other activities focus on the resolution of conflict with a view to attaining just societies.


  • The embedded courses in this sequence are: (a) Graduate Certificate
  • (b) Graduate Diploma
  • (c) Master. Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.


  • Peace and conflict studies

Standard entry requirements

Relevant bachelor degree

Study pathways

Exit points: Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies; Graduate Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Camperdown/Darlington Domestic: $43,500
International: $62,250
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 3 years

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