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Graduate Certificate in  Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Program code: 5454

Delivery location

St Lucia

Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

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 (or part-time equivalent)
  • Commencing
    Semester 1 (25 Feb, 2019)
  • Program level
    Postgraduate Coursework
  • Units
    8
  • Delivery location
    St Lucia
  • AQF
    Level 8

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).

Learn more about the admissions 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, please see Programs and Courses for full information about your program structure, rules and requirements.

Government assistance

FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Find out more about FEE-HELP.

Centrelink Support

The Australian Government offers a number of income-support payments to eligible Australian university students. For more information, visit the Centrelink website.

Indicative annual fee

AUD $11,220
Indicative fee 2019

The "indicative annual fee" is the approximate 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. Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value, and the actual duration of your program.

The University indexes tuition fees each year.

Visit Student contributions and tuition fees for more information.

Scholarships

The University offers more than 200 scholarships for prospective students and more than 350 scholarships and prizes for current students.

Scholarships cover the full range of academic disciplines and are open to domestic students and international students.

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

Applying online

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All domestic student applications for the Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution can be lodged directly to UQ using our online application form.

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 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

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

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