- Total units 24 Units
- Areas of interest Development Studies
- Specialisation code CODE-SPEC
- Academic career Postgraduate
- Academic Contact Dr Caroline Schuster
The Conflict and Development specialisation will equip you with the practical skills and theoretical understanding you need to work effectively in conflict and post-conflict situations.
Focusing on the Pacific region, the conflict and development specialisation is taught by active development practitioners and the University’s world-leading academics in anthropology and peace and conflict studies.
The Conflict and Development specialisation may advance your career in development, policy, and program management focusing on conflict and post-conflict situations, in government and non-government organisations or as an independent consultant.
- understand the role that conflict can play in national and local development processes in the Pacific;
- identify practical approaches to dealing with conflict; and
- apply critical social inquiry and participatory processes to the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development activities.
This specialisation requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
24 units from the completion of the following course(s):
ANTH8007 - Key Concepts in Anthropology of Development (6 units)
ANTH8009 - Development in Practice (6 units)
ANTH8038 - Gender and Development: Critical Issues in Policy and Practice (6 units)
ANTH8056 - Introduction to Humanitarian Action (6 units)
ASIA6042 - Reconciliation and the Memory of Conflict in Asia (6 units)
DIPL8004 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (12 units)
INTR8063 - Japan and the World: Politics, Identity and Security (6 units)
INTR8064 - Gender, War, and Justice in South and Southeast Asia (6 units)
POLS8043 - Violence and Political Order (6 units)
REGN8007 - Violence Against Women in Australia, Asia and the Pacific (6 units)Back to the top