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Graduate Certificate in  Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Program code: 5454
CRICOS code: 062633J

Location

St Lucia

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing

Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)

The Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution will develop your capacity to negotiate, mediate, manage and resolve issues in a wide range of settings.

  • This six-month program is suitable for those with an approved degree in any discipline, or post-secondary study and / or relevant work experience – see Program Details.
  • Draw on current practices as you learn to deal with conflicts ranging from small individual disputes to large-scale, international and multi-party conflicts.
  • Undertake detailed studies in deep-seated and cross-cultural conflict resolution, training in practical skills and a range of key conflict resolution processes, including dialogue and mediation.
  • Use the program to complete the training requirements for national accreditation as mediators or articulate into on of the the suite of masters programs in international studies offered.

Students can use the program to complete the training requirements for national accreditation as mediators or to articulate into UQ's suite of master’s programs in international studies.

  • Students

    Diverse classroom experience

    You will study alongside students who come from a range of countries, backgrounds and disciplines including political science and international studies, law, medicine, business, social science, education and the arts giving you a diverse classroom experience.

  • Campus Life

    Participate in a vibrant culture

    The program is housed in the School of Political Science and International Studies which has a lively intellectual culture and hosts high-profile annual lectures, research seminars, public lectures and photography competitions.

Career outcomes

Graduates may work directly in the field of conflict resolution, in international peacebuilding efforts, in private practice as mediators, or as mediators or conciliators for a variety of government organisations.

Summary

  • Program code
    5454
  • Faculty
  • Duration
    Half Year full-time
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    8
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8
  • CRICOS code
    062633J

Admissions criteria

Prerequisites

Approved degree or equivalent in any discipline; or

Have completed post-secondary study and have relevant work experience in a related discipline approved by the executive dean.

Unless otherwise stated, the minimum amount of relevant work experience is 2 years full-time equivalent (either paid or voluntary), with documented evidence (such as references).

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, view the English proficiency policy.

Visa requirements

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa.

The Australian Government has simplified the visa application process. Now, all international students apply for the Student Visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted. Find out more about the visa application process.

Program structure

Courses

The courses offered in the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution are set out in the course list. Each course is allocated a certain number of units (#).

Courses Program Rules

The Program Rules explain what is required to complete the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution. These requirements include the total number of units you need to complete in order to graduate.

Program Rules

To have your degree conferred, you also need to comply with UQ’s policies and rules.

Programs and Courses

If you're a current student who has already commenced study at UQ, refer to Programs and Courses in my.UQ for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Find out more about financial aid, including scholarships and financial aid programs.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $14,160
Indicative fee 2019

The "indicative annual fee" is the cost of enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution for one semester in 2019. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load.

A standard full-time study load is 8 units per semester. The fee for part-time study is proportionately lower.

All fees are reviewed annually.

Visit Tuition fees for more information.

Scholarships

International students are eligible to apply for a number of scholarships and prizes. These may be offered by the University, the Australian Government, foreign governments, or private organisations.

Many scholarships have specific eligibility criteria and are very competitive. More information, including information about how to apply, is available on the Scholarships website.

Applying online

Apply now

All international student applications for the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form or through an approved UQ agent in your country.

The program code for the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution is 5454. You'll need this when applying.

Find out more about applying for postgraduate coursework study.

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Important dates

There are a number of dates and deadlines you need to meet when applying for postgraduate study.

The closing date for the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution is:

  • To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

A full list of dates relevant to UQ students is available on the Student Matters Calendar.

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