Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type



6 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

The Graduate Certificate in Mediation and Conflict Resolution equips you with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to navigate conflicts of varying scales, from individual disputes to large-scale, international confrontations. Through comprehensive studies in conflict resolution, you’ll receive training in essential skills and various conflict resolution processes such as dialogue and mediation. Delve into courses like Mediation, Conflict Resolution, The Politics and Power of Nonviolence, Peace-building, and Gender, Peace, and Security in Global and Local Perspective.


This half-year full-time program (or part-time equivalent) attracts students from diverse backgrounds, including political science, international studies, law, medicine, business, social science, education, and the arts, reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of conflict resolution. Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to work directly in conflict resolution, contribute to international peace-building efforts, practice as a mediator in private sectors, or serve as a mediator or conciliator for various government or private organizations.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any discipline, or
  • Completion of post-secondary studies and 2 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience.
  • Minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale in the previous qualification.
  • Relevant work experience in peacebuilding, mediation, conflict resolution, or related fields, demonstrating computer literacy, research, writing skills, and collaborative abilities.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21, and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub-bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub-bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Mediation
  • Peacebuilding
  • The politics and power of nonviolence
  • Gender, peace and security in global and local perspective

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $20,560
  • Domestic:$12,640

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of this program have pursued successful careers in various fields, including conflict resolution, international peace-building, mediation, and governmental or private sector roles as mediators or conciliators. The program aligns with industry demands by providing practical skills and knowledge relevant to managing conflicts effectively in diverse contexts, preparing students for the evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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