Course and Subject Handbook 2014 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution – Exit only

Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution – Exit only

Course Code





Law, Business and the Creative Arts

Award Requirements

Course Structure



Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

The Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution may be awarded to students exiting a Master of Conflict and Management Resolution program or associated joint degree prior to completing the requirements of that course, provided they meet the award requirements outlined below.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Not applicable – exit only degree

Additional selection requirements


Special admission requirements


Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules


Additional completion requirements


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.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Conflict Management and Resolution, JCU graduates will be able to:

  • Evaluate a range of complex conflicts and related theories and standards for professional practice in conflict management and resolution

  • Critically analyse a range of complex conflicts and conflict management systems

  • Provide general advice to assist individuals, groups and organisations to constructively manage conflict

  • Effectively communicate with people in conflict (such as personal, group, organisational or cross-cultural conflict)

  • Autonomously reflect on and evaluate 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.

Course Structure


24 credit points of LB55__ subjects*

* May include up to 6 credit points of other level 5 subjects approved by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor FLBCA as complimentary to the program





Exit only


Exit only


Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

4 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 years


Course progression requisites


Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)


Special assessment requirements


Accreditation requirements


Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade


Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable.

Advanced Standing


Candidates who have been granted advanced standing for previous tertiary study towards the Master of Conflict Management and Resolution or associated joint degrees in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy and associated procedures may apply to have up to 12 credit points of that advanced standing recognised for this award.

Maximum allowed

12 credit points

Other restrictions

Advanced standing will not be granted for undergraduate studies or for work experience that is used to gain admission to the course.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable