Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies

Study Area

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Study Level



The University of Sydney



Course Detail


Camperdown/Darlington campus

Intake Time

March, August

Standard Duration

6 Months

About the Course

One of only a handful of programs of its kind in the world, the Graduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies provides a distinctive qualification in a growing field and can be tailored to your interests. In addition to a core program of peace and conflict studies units, you can pursue electives from a range of disciplines, including development studies, human rights, political economy, international relations and security studies. From justice and reconciliation after mass violence to the role of religion in war and peace, a broad range of subjects is on offer in this course. Taught by experts in the field, this course will prepare you for both the intellectual and practical challenges of a career in peace building or related fields.


Average Score


A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band

Background Requirements


The University of Sydney

Institute Ranking

#40 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #2 in Australia

Program Ranking

#2 in Australia for Politics, #24 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020