This world-class JCU Masters degree combines the practical and theoretical providing you the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and experiences that can be applied immediately to your professional and personal life. Highlights include:
Become a better leader, manager, team member. Conflict management skills are essential in any position that involves working with and leading people.
Expand your career options. Our degrees provide a wide variety of career and employment opportunities.
Benefit from flexible study options. You can choose to study online*, on-campus (which involves participation in one or two intensive workshops held over a weekend as well as online lectures and engagement through the study period) or a combination of both.
Engage with realistic and complex conflicts: Our lecturers use realistic and genuine conflict scenarios and cases throughout our subjects to deliver authentic learning experiences that apply to real-world situations. You will have the opportunity learn how to analyse, manage and resolve conflicts in diverse contexts.
Learn from experts in the field. All our workshops are taught by highly experience practitioners who will engage you in practical, skills-based learning to facilitate immediate application of knowledge gained.
Become professionally accredited: Subjects within this Masters can lead to accreditation as a mediator under the Australian National Mediator Accreditation System and/or accreditation as a REAL Conflict Coach through Conflict Coaching International.
Get hands-on experience. You may have opportunities to gain practical experience with local or international organisations through JCU’s extensive industry linkages. In particular, our partnership with the Dispute Resolution Branch (DRB) of the Queensland Government’s Department of Justice and Attorney-General provides a unique opportunity for you to gain hands-on experience through work placements with one of the Queensland DRB offices.
Develop valuable skills you can apply now. In every subject, you will engage in practical, skills-based learning that you can implement immediately in your professional and personal life.
*Due to accreditation requirements there are some subjects that are only available internally (that is you must attend the face-to-face workshops), they are:
- LB5534 Foundations of Mediation and LB5518 Advanced Mediation – for accreditation as a mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation Scheme.
- LB5527 Conflict Coaching – for accreditation as a real Conflict Coach through Conflict Coaching International.
- LB5532 Topical Issues in Conflict Management and Resolution: Conferencing (offered in odd years only) - due to the emphasis of its practical component.