Master of Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Otago

Subject area

Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A bachelor's degree, normally with an average grade of at least B+ in the final year of study, or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of this degree programme will understand the major sources of violent conflict and know how to research, analyse, evaluate and respond to the different dynamics of both violent and non-violent behaviour. Graduates will also understand the prerequisites and structural conditions for building sustainable peace in a range of diverse cultural settings and at different stages of the conflict cycle. They will have skills that will equip them for academic work, policy analysis and roles as reflective practitioners and a wide range of other occupations as well.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Studies in Human Society at this level can earn:

$55,000

Median earnings one year after study

$60,000

Median earnings two years after study

$74,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

77%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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The Sir Murray F. Brennan Scholarship in Rowing

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/

Value:

$16,000 over 2 years

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

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