The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Arts Major in Peace and Conflict Studies/Extended

The University of Queensland

Course details

CRICOS course code: 001942A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Are you curious about the world and how to make a better future? The Bachelor of Arts allows you to discover your passion while equipping you with the skills to succeed in the changing, global workplace.

This undergraduate program is one of the largest and most comprehensive in Australia, allowing you to choose from more than 45 study areas across the humanities, social sciences and languages.

Pursue your interests and double your employment opportunities by combing your Bachelor of Arts with one of 15 other undergraduate degrees including Law, Education, Science, Engineering or Business.

Tailor your studies to suit your passions, from the classics to the contemporary. Whether your interests lie in languages, politics, world cultures, or exploring the past and present, our program allows you to create a degree that’s unique to you.

Graduate with a respected qualification that sets you apart. Arts graduates are the graduates of the future, with the power to harness their disciplinary knowledge to engage in a globalised world and contribute to solving its challenges.

BA majors: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies; Ancient History / Extended; Ancient History/History; Anthropology / Extended; Archaeology / Extended; Art History / Extended; Chinese / Extended; Chinese Translation and Interpreting / Extended; Classical Languages / Extended; Criminology / Extended; Drama / Extended; Economics / Extended; English / Extended; English Literature / Extended; English as an International Language / Extended; Film and Television Studies; French / Extended; Gender Studies (Minor); Geography / Extended; German / Extended; History / Extended; Indonesian / Extended; International Relations / Extended; Italian; Japanese / Extended; Journalism and Mass Communication; Korean / Extended; Latin American Studies (Minor); Linguistics / Extended; Mathematics / Extended; Media and Digital Cultures; Music / Extended; Music Psychology (Minor); Peace and Conflict Studies / Extended; Philosophy / Extended; Political Science / Extended; Popular Music and Technology; Professional Pathways: Humanity and Society (Minor); Professional Writing and Communication; Psychology / Extended; Public Policy; Russian; Sociology / Extended; Spanish / Extended; Sports Studies / Extended; Studies in Australian Culture (Minor); Studies in Religion / Extended; Writing / Extended.

Peace and Conflict Studies / Extended

The major views peace and conflict studies as a distinctive ethical and intellectual approach to the causes and dynamics of conflict. It will provide an in-depth understanding of equity, diversity and inclusivity in peace and conflict dynamics. It will give students in-depth knowledge of strategies and processes for responding to, managing and resolving conflict from the local to the international; peacebuilding and the non-violent resolution of conflict and the relationship between the theories and practices of conflict mediation and management. Graduates of this major will be able to analyse the causes and dynamics of conflict, assess and evaluate evidence, design and promote strategies for peace and conflict resolution, articulate the advantages of peace and conflict resolution approaches, design peace and conflict interventions with a diverse array of stakeholders, recognise the importance of equity, diversity and inclusivity in developing peace and conflict resolution strategies, negotiate and problem-solve, and translate learning into policy, engagement and impact. Graduates of this major will be responsive to human differences, critical and analytical thinkers, ethical regarding the lived experience of people in conflict, and open-minded.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 34,208 Per Year Read moreIndicative annual fee 2021: 35,584
Start date: 22 February 2021
26 July 2021
Duration: 3 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia

Entry criteria

Year 12 or equivalent English.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

Address

The University of Queensland
St Lucia Campus
Brisbane Queensland 4072
Australia