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Social Justice (Peace and Conflict Studies)

Unit of study table

Master of Social Justice (Peace and Conflict Studies)

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of core units of study;
(b) a minimum of 18 credit points from selective units of study for the same stream;
(c) a maximum of 24 credit points from elective units of study or selectives from another stream;
(d) a minimum of 6 credit points from capstone units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Social Justice (Peace and Conflict Studies)

Students complete 48 credit points including:
(a) a minimum of 18 credit points of core units of study, including PACS6911;
(b) a minimum of 18 credit points from selective units of study from the same stream; and
(c) a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study

 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition

Core units of study

DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6  
DVST6908
Social Change in the Anthropocene
6  
HRTD6901
Human Rights and the Human Rights System
6  
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6 N SCWK6930

Stream selective units of study

PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6  
PACS6921
Peace of Mind and Peace in the World
6  
PACS6931
Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice
6  

Elective units of study

ANTH6916
Culture and Development: Key Concepts
6  
CISS6002
Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific
6  
CISS6006
Intervention and 'Fragile' States
6  
CISS6018
Nuclear Arms Control and Non-proliferation

6  
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6 N SSCP6900
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education

6 N SSCP6901
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation

6  
ECOP6018
Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing
6  
ECOP6101
Political Economy: A Primer
6  
ECOP6103
Dynamics of Economic Change
6  
ECOP6108
Economy-Environment Sustainability

6  
GCST6905
Gender in Cultural Theory
6  
GOVT6116
International Organisations
6  
GOVT6119
International Security
6  
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6  
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6  
GOVT6147
Foundations of International Relations
6  
GOVT6150
Challenges of Democratic Politics
6  
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security

6  
GOVT6316
The Politics of Policy Making
6  
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6  
HRTD6916
Human Rights Simulation
6  
JCTC6100
Sites of Trauma, Landscapes of Genocide
6  
LNGS7509
Linguistic Diversity and Social Justice
6  
MECO6901
Media Relations
6  
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6  
PACS6903
Peace and the Environment
6  
PACS6909
Cultures of Violence

6  
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media

6 N SCWK6935
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6 N SCWK6941
PACS6917
Religion, War and Peace
6  
PACS6934
Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice
6  
SCLG6700
Global and Regional Migration Governance
6  
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6 N SCWK6901
SCLG6903
Topics in Rights, Justice and Society
6  
SCLG6910
Comparative Welfare States

6 N SCWK6909
SCLG6916
Indigenous Rights - Global Issues
6  
SCWK6910
Working with Communities

6  
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6  
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6  
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6  
SSPS6004
Social Research Ethics
6 N SCLG6902 or SCLG3003
SSPS6005
Advanced Qualitative Data Analysis
6  
WMST6902
Arguing the Point

6  
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6
Where students intend to complete both FASS7001 and FASS7002, they should undertake FASS7001 first then FASS7002. Do not enrol in both in one semester.
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6  

Capstone units of study

Students completing a Master of Social Justice are required to complete at least 12 credit points of capstone units of study. Students must complete either the dissertation project option or the placement program option.
Dissertation project units of study
SOJU6901
Social Justice Dissertation Part 1
6 N HRTD6908 or DVST6911 or PACS6904 or SCLG6906
Departmental permission is required.
SOJU6902
Social Justice Dissertation Part 2
6 P SOJU6901
N HRTD6909 or DVST6912 or PACS6905 or SCLG6907
Departmental permission is required.
Independent Research Project unit of study
SCLG6905
Independent Research Project
6  
Placement program units of study
SSPS6003
Vocational Placement
6
Where appropriate, prior professional experience will be taken into account when assessing eligibility for this unit.
SCLG6923
Social Justice Vocational Project Design
6 N SCLG6914