Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution is about conflict between individuals, groups and nations and how conflict can be avoided or resolved.

Studying in this area involves learning about the causes and effects of conflicts.

This area is also about techniques for negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution – applied to individuals, groups and nations.

NZ university majors related to this area

Examples of career opportunities

Most entail additional learning (lifelong learning!).

  • Diplomat
  • Foreign affairs analyst
  • Public policy analyst
  • Counsellor
  • Police officer
  • Disputes resolution practitioner
  • Negotiator
  • Lobbyist
  • Armed forces advisor
  • Social policy analyst
  • Social justice campaigner
  • Development agency worker
  • Non-governmental organisation (NGO) worker
  • Academic

Income and employment prospects

Income

126% of national
median earnings


Employment

73%
Employed
2%
Unemployed
20%
Further study
5%
Other or unknown

Figures based on young domestic graduates 5 years after graduation. Source: Ministry of Education.

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