Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution

Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Social Skills Programmes not elsewhere classified


32 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Graduate Diploma in Conflict Resolution (GDCR) provides conflict resolution consultancy firms, as well as private sector companies, government ministries and non-for-profit organisations with capable and competent practitioners of conflict resolution who are committed Te Tiriti o Waitangi partners and informed by evidenced-based New Zealand practices with attention to relevant tikanga Māori. Graduates will be able to analyse conflict in a variety of contexts; design and carry out effective intervention processes; and reflect on their practice. Graduates will conduct themselves ethically and sustainably and advocate collaborative, integrative, culturally appropriate tikanga Māori best practice principles in law and lore in conflict management and resolution. This programme fills gaps currently existing in Aotearoa-NZ by embedding internationally accepted professional standards for and broadening the scope of conflict resolution practice.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

The minimum academic entry criteria is an undergraduate degree or degree-equivalent practical, professional or scholarly experience. Applicants may be asked to provide: * A personal written statement * A structured resume or CV * Evidence of academic records and relevant professional skills. International students and students from non-English speaking backgrounds - conditions apply

Detailed requirements

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32 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,368 $6,368
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,770 $6,770
Total $13,138 $13,138

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870

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