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Master of Conflict Management and Resolution

Course Description

Turning conflict into opportunity for people and societies in the tropics and worldwide.

Course learning outcomes

JCU graduates are committed to lifelong learning, intellectual development, and to the display of exemplary personal, professional and ethical standards. They have a sense of their place in the tropics and are charged with professional, community, and environmental responsibility. JCU graduates appreciate the need to embrace and be acquainted with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Australia. They are committed to reconciliation, diversity and sustainability. They exhibit a willingness to lead and to contribute to the intellectual, environmental, cultural, economic and social challenges of regional, national, and international communities of the tropics.
On successful completion of the Master of Conflict Management and Resolution, JCU graduates will be able to:
*Evaluate complex conflict and related theories and standards for professional practice in conflict management and resolution
*Critically analyse complex conflicts and conflict management systems
*Provide specialised advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict
*Effectively communicate with, facilitate and support people in personal, group, organisational and cross-cultural conflict
*Independently and critically reflect on and assess their own capabilities and performance, and make use of feedback as appropriate, to support personal and professional development
*Exercise independent ethical judgment and initiative in conflict management and resolution practice and research.

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Entry requirements

English band level 1 - the minimum English Language test scores you need are:
*Academic IELTS – 6.0 (no component lower than 5.5), OR
*TOEFL – 550 (plus minimum Test of Written English score of 4.0), OR
*TOEFL (internet based) – 79 (minimum writing score of 19), OR
*Pearson (PTE Academic) - 57

If you meet the academic requirements for a course, but not the minimum English requirements, you will be given the opportunity to take an English program to improve your skills in addition to an offer to study a degree at JCU. The JCU degree offer will be conditional upon the student gaining a certain grade in their English program. This combination of courses is called a packaged offer.
JCU’s English language provider is Union Institute of Languages (UIL). UIL have teaching centres on both the Townsville and Cairns campuses.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.

Application deadlines

*1st February for commencement in semester one (February)
*1st July for commencement in semester two (mid-year/July)

Visit the Master of Conflict Management and Resolution page on the James Cook University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree from this or another university; or Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Division of Tropical Environments and Societies, as equivalent to the above.

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