This programme provides students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of peace and conflict theories, issues and practices, and an ability to apply theory and case studies to the practices of peacebuilding in complex situations.
With opportunities to develop critically reflective peace-making practices in a friendly and supportive learning environment, the programme promotes breadth and depth of intellectual enquiry and is underpinned with a concern for integrity and courage.
You will develop a valuable range of key skills and personal attributes for a wide variety of careers in related fields such as international development, in charities and in policy settings.
This programme can also be studied at postgraduate certificate and postgraduate diploma level, and is offered via blended learning or distance learning.
Postgraduate Certificate in Peace and Conflict Studies
Postgraduate Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies
MA in Peace and Conflict Studies
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
At the Postgraduate Certificate stage, you will study three core modules:
Peace, Conflict and Security in the 21st Century
Philosophies of Non-Violence and Reconciliation
Peacebuilding: Theories in to Practice
At the Postgraduate Diploma stage there is one core module Project Management in Practice, and you will choose two elective modules from the following list:
- Environment, Peace and Conflict
- Religion, Peace and Conflict
- Gender, Peace and Conflict
- Migration, Displacement and Belonging
- The Privatisation of International Security
- Comparative Peace Processes
At the MA stage, you will undertake a dissertation in an area of study which you would like to explore in more depth, with support from a supervisor.