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LB5521 - Conflict, Reconciliation and Peace

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject introduces students to concepts and theories of conflict and violence, peace and peace building, transitional justice and reconciliation. The course considers the major actors and strategies being used in Australia and internationally in addressing issues in these fields.

Learning Outcomes

  • 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;
  • 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 and research.
LB5525, LB5530, LB5531 and LB5533


External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Mrs Judith Rafferty
Workload expectations:
  • 130 hours - Online and self-study activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: initial learning brief (10%); discussion paper (30%); case study analysis and advice (50%); final learning brief (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: This subject is taught online through Learnjcu and students need to participate online throughout the whole study period. Students must engage in online learning from the first week of the study period and throughout the entire study period.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.