MA in Peace Education

University for Peace

Program Description

MA in Peace Education

University for Peace

The Master of Arts Degree Programme in Peace Education seeks to develop and strengthen the knowledge, values and capacities of educators to build a peaceful world in all levels and dimensions of life. Through coursework, capstone project, independent research or internship experiences complemented with a unique and cooperative learning environment at UPEACE, students will be enhanced in their values formation, knowledge and skills essential to the contributions of formal and non-formal educators and institutions in analysing, resolving and transforming conflicts and violence towards a holistic culture of peace. The programme will provide both a critical understanding of the theoretical and conceptual foundations of peace education as well as engagement with a broad spectrum of critical, participatory and transformative pedagogies. Based on the work, programmes, projects and research of educational institutions and organizations, including schools, universities, UN agencies such as UNESCO, UNICEF, UNHCR and UN Office for Disarmament Affairs, local/international NGOs and other civil society organizations or institutions, students will explore how education is essential in promoting disarmament and nonviolence, local/global justice, intercultural and interfaith understanding, human rights, gender equality, sustainable futures and preventing or addressing emergencies arising from armed conflicts, natural disasters and health crises.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 19, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
19,500 USD
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Locations
Costa Rica - Ciudad Colón, San José Province
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Dates
Feb. 2019
Costa Rica - Ciudad Colón, San José Province
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