Master of Arts

Peace Studies

For candidates admitted under Rule (c)
Program of Study Credit Points
Advanced Standing
Block advanced standing granted for candidates who hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor with Honours or an AQF Level 9 Masters qualification in a relevant discipline.
48 cps
Advanced Standing 48  
Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete 6 credit points from the following units:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
GEPL538 Applied Research Methods 6  
HASS500 The Foundations of Research for the Master of Arts 6  
SOCY545 Mixed Methods in Social Research 6  
WRIT503 Research in Writing 6  
And complete 6 to 18 credit points from the following units: 6-18 cps
HUMS507 Minor Research Project 6  
HUMS508 Major Research Project 12  
Listed Units for this Major
Complete 18 credit points from the following units:
18 cps
COMM589 Human Rights on Screen 6  
HUMS505 Reading Unit A 6  
PAIS515 Contemporary Challenges to Global Security 6  
PAIS552 International Human Rights 6  
PEAC503 Active Resistance: Contemporary Nonviolence 6  
PEAC504 Environmental Security and Peaceful Futures 6  
PEAC508 Creating Cultures of Peace 6  
PEAC528 Resolution or Transformation of Conflict 6  
PEAC552 Building Peace in Post-Conflict Situations 6  
PEAC554 Post-Conflict Justice and Reconciliation Processes 6  
PEAC573 Globalisation as if People and Ecosystems Matter 6  
PEAC588 Refugees, Rights and Responsibilities across the Contemporary World 6  
SOCY556 The State, Power and Violence 6  
Elective Units
Complete 6 to 18 credit points at 500-level:
6-18 cps
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University, including those listed above, subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.  
Total 96 cps

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