Masters Programs in Peace and Conflict Studies

Compare 22 Masters Programs in Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies

A Master in Peace and Conflict Studies is designed for students interested in the study of conflict affected areas and constructive ways to create peace. Programs address inequality, violence, security, and instability, as well as all levels of contributing factors to peace and conflict, from the individual to global issues. With a Master in Peace and Conflict Studies, graduates can have career opportunities making positive social changes in non-governmental organizations, non-profit institutions, government, and the private and public sectors, with international opportunities.

Students seeking a Masters degree in Peace and Conflict Studies will experience curriculum that challenges them to think critically and creatively. Students will gain a solid foundation in theory with practical application to real world issues. Master in Peace and Conflict Studies programs often have areas of specialization such as governance, conflict analysis, dispute resolution, religion, politics, and international security, to name a few.

To learn more about a Masters degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, read through the programs below. Take the next step towards your personal and professional goals today!

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Master good governance and peaceful conflict resolution

Université Francophone du Congo
Campus Full time February 2019 Congo, DR Goma

Master Good Governance and Pacific Conflict Resolution [+]

Master Good Governance and Pacific Conflict Resolution

UFRACO will use all possible means to achieve its objectives by intensifying conferences, seminars, symposiums, scientific days. And as a university linked to the Bologna process, the LMD system, through the mobility of its students and professors with other universities attached to the system.

UFRACO adopts the following philosophy:

1) Facilitate the mobility of students and learners in Central Africa and the Great Lakes in particular as well as throughout the world. 10 2) To make the training offerings of African countries legible, visible and predictable; 3) Valuing African formations on a global scale and making them compatible, adoptable and adaptable to knowledge and practiced rigorously in all other countries. It is the national program, plus the cross-curricular courses, but the system is that of License , Master and Doctorate (LMD). However, we will closely follow the different orientations of the Ministry of Trustees on this system.... [-]


Master's Degree in Mediation and Conflict Management

VIU - Universidad Internacional de Valencia
Online 1 year April 2019 Spain Valencia

Mediation is an area of ​​professional specialization in conflict management in different contexts covered by different legislations. It is considered a peaceful way to generate a space for dialogue where people can approach positions with the help of the mediator. [+]

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Mediation is an area of ​​professional specialization in conflict management in different contexts covered by different legislations. It is considered a peaceful way to generate a space for dialogue where people can approach positions with the help of the mediator.

Definition of the program

This master is presented as a cornerstone, a balanced combination between theory and practice. It highlights a teaching team composed of active professional mediators that provide a real and current vision of the world of mediation.

What makes this master unique?Master recognized in the Official Registry of Mediators of the Ministry of Justice, according to what is regulated in our legislation and enabling their students to practice mediation.Totality of the cloister formed by active professionals experts in mediation and knowledgeable of the international dynamics of the same.Oratory work, fundamental in the management of conflicts in mediation.Analysis of real cases and role play.International academic training to practice the profession outside of Spain.Specialization in different types of mediation: international, social-community, criminal, family, etc.Professional outings... [-]

Master in Conflictology (UOC, UNITAR)

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Online Full time 5 semesters October 2019 Spain Spain Online

A special collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has been established to jointly run this programme. Students must take part of the curriculum of the course programme on the virtual campus of UNITAR and part on the UOC one. [+]

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A special collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has been established to jointly run this programme. Students must take part of the curriculum of the course programme on the virtual campus of UNITAR and part on the UOC one.

Conflicts are everyday occurrences in people's lives, social groups and international relations. In all historic times, in all cultures, groups, and countries, the quest for peace has been ongoing. Costs incurred because of conflicts are very high: human suffering, economic losses, and moral degradation.

The efforts made by humankind to live in peace give us the insight to accomplish real results, eliminate war, transform conflicts and manage them positively. This master course in conflictology draws from this insight, systematizes knowledge and presents it in an advanced and efficient educational manner.... [-]


Master (MSc) Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

School Of Professional Studies - Columbia University
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 semesters September 2019 USA New York + 1 more

Columbia’s master’s program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, which can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis, combines theory and applied training to prepare students to develop practical models for negotiating and resolving disputes among parties with differing objectives and desires. [+]

Conflict resolution professionals work in a range of fields, including business, law, education, healthcare, and government. They act as arbitrators, mediators, facilitators, ombudsmen, and counselors. They must understand the root causes and dynamics of conflict and how to resolve disputes through reasoned negotiation.

Columbia’s master’s program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, which can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis, combines theory and applied training to prepare students to develop practical models for negotiating and resolving disputes among parties with differing objectives and desires. This graduate program is part of a rich history of conflict resolution at Columbia University.... [-]


Master in Peace Studies

Laikipia University
Campus Full time January 2019 Kenya Nyahururu

Welcome to the Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies. [+]

Mr. Apollo Orawo, B.A, M.A., Chairman of Department

On behalf of the members of staff of the Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies, let me take this opportunity to welcome all of you to Laikipia University, and by extension, to the Department. The Department offers various undergraduate as well as postgraduate programmes. It also offers service in teaching subjects for the Bachelor of Education programme in the School of Education.

Post Graduate Degree Programmes Master of Arts in History Master of Arts in Religious Studies

Degree Programmes Bachelor of Arts in Peace Education Bachelor of Science (Geography) Bachelor of Police Science Bachelor of Science in Community Development Bachelor of Arts (History and Economics) Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Sociology) Bachelor of Arts in Criminology & Security Studies Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science ... [-]

Master in Social Mediation and Employment

Divulgazione Dinamica
Online Part time 900 hours September 2019 Spain Seville

The Master in Social Mediation and Employment consists of two titles in a single accreditation (Expert, Master). These titles refer to two complementary professional areas [+]

PROGRAM LANGUAGE: ITALIAN

Master in Social Mediation and EmploymentThe Master in Social Mediation and Employment consists of two titles in a single accreditation (Expert, Master). These titles refer to two complementary professional areas that can achieve a high level of specialization.

CONTENTS:TITLE: EXPERT IN SOCIAL MEDIATION1. CONFLICT PREVENTION- Concept and types of conflict- Strategy of prevention of conflicts2. CONFLICT RESOLUTION- Gathering the materials for understanding the conflict- Analyzing the conflict. Holistic and specific- The alternative methods of dispute resolution- Mediation3. SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY MEDIATION- Social and Community Mediation- Community Mediation as a methodology- Analysis of the communal reality- Development and Community culmination of the process of mediation- Areas of Application- Evaluation of the Community Mediation4. MEDIATION: TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES- Intercultural mediation- Practice of intercultural mediation- The mediator in the mediation process: steps and recommendations- Models of intercultural mediation- Tools5. FARM MANAGEMENT OF MULTICULTURAL- The migration- Treatment of the difference in the company- Culture and intercultural relations. Keys to their farm management- Intercultural skills as a professional expertise- Intercultural training farm6. EVALUATION OF MEDIATION- Evaluation as a strategy to streamline processes and mediation programs- Concept, objectives, and functions- Prospects and approaches to the evaluation- Planning and development of evaluation- The evaluation report- Characteristics, structure, and target- Evaluation of the assessment. Improvement of measurement processesTITLE: MASTER IN TRAINING FOR EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES7. LABOUR MARKET- Policies for employment and training- The characteristics of the working world in our country at the end of the twentieth century, in relation to new technologies and... [-]


Master Expert in Conflict Resolution

Divulgazione Dinamica
Online Part time 900 hours September 2019 Spain Seville

The Master Expert in Conflict Resolution is made up of two titles in a single accreditation. These titles are targeted towards two complementary areas and summative [+]

PROGRAM LANGUAGE: ITALIAN

Master Expert in Conflict ResolutionThe Master Expert in Conflict Resolution is made up of two titles in a single accreditation. These titles are targeted towards two complementary areas and summative at the level of knowledge, which clearly manifest a high degree of specialization.CONTENTS:TITLE: EXPERT IN MEDIATION1. IMMIGRATION. SOCIAL ISSUES- Immigration as a structural process through history- The concept of citizenship and nationality- The law against foreigners- Aliens and cultural pluralism- Aliens and welfare state- Socio-cultural characteristics of the immigrant population. Papers2. FIRM MANAGEMENT OF MULTICULTURAL- The migration- Treatment of the difference in the company- Culture and intercultural relations. Keys to their farm management- Intercultural skills as a professional expertise- Intercultural training firm3. ANIMATION SOCIO-PROFESSIONAL- Socio-cultural Animation- Participation- Socio-professional- Project ORLA4. LABOUR MARKET- Policies for employment and training- The characteristics of the working world in our country at the end of the twentieth century, in relation to new technologies and sources of employment in favor of new5. PROFESSIONAL ORIENTATION- Define what is meant by vocational guidance, how to organize this process, what methodology to use, what type of customers use the services of orientation, and analyzes the characteristics of these collective6. EMPLOYABILITY- The process of professional integration- Active labor market policies, aimed at both enterprise creation and vocational training to promote employment and inclusionTITLE: MASTER OF SOCIAL MEDIATION7. CONFLICT PREVENTION- Concept and types of conflict- Strategy of prevention of conflicts8. CONFLICT RESOLUTION- Gathering the materials for understanding the conflict- Analyzing the conflict. Holistic and specific- The alternative methods... [-]


International Master in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Spain Castellón de la Plana

This year our Master celebrates the 20th anniversary of its creation. Our history dates back to 1994 when, thanks to our founder Dr. Vicent Martínez Guzmán, the first conference of Philosophy for Peace was conducted in the Universitat Jaume I to which more than 100 people attended. Since then, our program has been growing and consolidating as one of the best in its subject in the Spanish territory, besides of having obtained an important recognition around the world, thanks to the more than a thousand students coming from more than a hundred countries that have gone through our program and to the more than 250 national and international teachers that have taught in our Master. From the program we would like to take this opportunity to greet and thank all the people who have made possible this achievement; thanks to their work in favor of the construction of peace cultures, our peaceful ideal has been spread around the world. [+]

This year our Master celebrates the 20th anniversary of its creation. Our history dates back to 1994 when, thanks to our founder Dr. Vicent Martínez Guzmán, the first conference of Philosophy for Peace was conducted in the Universitat Jaume I to which more than 100 people attended. Since then, our program has been growing and consolidating as one of the best in its subject in the Spanish territory, besides of having obtained an important recognition around the world, thanks to the more than a thousand students coming from more than a hundred countries that have gone through our program and to the more than 250 national and international teachers that have taught in our Master. From the program we would like to take this opportunity to greet and thank all the people who have made possible this achievement; thanks to their work in favor of the construction of peace cultures, our peaceful ideal has been spread around the world.... [-]


Diploma BAC 5 Geopolitics and Foresight

IRIS Sup'
Online Campus Full time 1 year October 2019 France Paris + 1 more

The Geopolitical and Prospective course, Bac 5 level, aims to:. confirm the student's knowledge and understanding of international relations issues; . make operational its ability to analyze contemporary strategic issues; . to equip it with professional tools and techniques used in a professional context related to international activities and issues. [+]

The title "International Strategy Analyst" aims to develop its analytical, action and decision support capabilities in international environments.

To validate this title 3 courses are possible, corresponding to different specialties and universes:

Defense, Security and Crisis ManagementGeoconomy and risk managementGeopolitics and prospective

The course "Geopolitics and Foresight" is delivered in partnership with Grenoble Ecole de Management. Training also sanctioned by a Certificate in geopolitics and prospective joint IRIS / ESC Grenoble.

objectives

The geopolitical and prospective course, Bac 5 level, aims to:

confirm the student's knowledge and understanding of international relations issues;make operational its ability to analyze contemporary strategic issues;to equip it with professional tools and techniques used in a professional context related to international activities and issues.... [-]

Master in Integrated Conflict Management: Mediation, Security and Coexistence

INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global
Online Full time Part time 9 months September 2019 Spain Madrid Zamora + 2 more

The master's degree in Conflict Management: Mediation, Security and Coexistence is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna plan and the European Space of Higher Education (EHEA). [+]

Presentation

The master's degree in Conflict Management: Mediation, Security and Coexistence is an official degree of II livello (second level) of the Pegasus University of Italy, which gives access to the doctorate due to its adaptation and reception to the Bologna plan and the European Space of Higher Education (EHEA).

This official master's degree in conflict management provides an integrated and global view of the causes of problems of coexistence and security. This master includes the module of Mediation and Police Negotiation, indicated especially for the students that belong to the Security Forces and Bodies.

The difference of this master's degree with other similar ones is its transversal, integral and holistic approach. This approach makes it unique within the market given that it covers all areas in a transversal way, in a totally new and pioneering way in the matter.... [-]


master's degree in conflict resolution and mediation

Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Online Part time 6 - 24 months Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

The MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation is framed within the perspective of conflict studies. It offers participants an overview of recent ... [+]

MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation

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The MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation is framed within the perspective of conflict studies. It offers participants an overview of recent knowledge about the conflict and develop skills and abilities in the different techniques of resolution / conflict transformation / disputes.

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By articulating theoretical and pedagogical discussion of practical cases, within a space of interaction promoted by the teachers and the use of a Virtual Campus, a person who completes the Masters in Conflict Resolution and Mediation will be qualified to:

Knowing and mastering the best techniques in the resolution / transformation & oac ute; No conflicts / disputes in different areas. Know and use the latest techniques in online dispute resolution. ... [-]

Master's Degree in Peace, Development and Citizenship

Uniminuto
Online Part time 2 years January 2019 Colombia Colombia Online

The Master in Peace, Development and Citizenship is a proposal of inter and transdisciplinary nature that is oriented towards the systematic and critical deepening of the theories and practices that nurture the construction of peace, development and citizenship. [+]

Degree awarded: Master in Peace, Development and CitizenshipTraining level: MasterMethodology: On-siteDuration of the program: 2 yearsCredits: 42Price for the venue: $ 4,208,100 COPPresentation of the program

SNIES 105342

Resolution Qualified Record No. 1372 of 01/28/2016.

Validity: 7 years.

Aware of our historical responsibility with the construction of a stable and lasting peace in Colombia, Uniminuto is offering professionals from the country the Master's Degree in Peace, Development and Citizenship , as an option to qualify their training in accordance with one of the most important challenges we have as a society. This program is presented in distance methodology, virtual modality, in order to give this possibility to so many people who, for reasons of location, do not have access to their postgraduate qualification.... [-]


MA in Conflict Analysis & Resolution

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Turkey Istanbul

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. [+]

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has made a substantial investment to develop a Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program that is designed to provide graduate level education for Turkish and foreign students. Consistent with the philosophy and mission of the University, the Program aims to take a regional lead in providing support for peacemaking and conflict prevention schemes on the ground.

Initiated in Fall 2000, the master's program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution has the following goals and objectives:

Presenting students with an analytical perspective that will enable them to define objective parameters as well as the perceptual and psychological context of conflicts Equipping students with theoretical understanding and practical skills in conflict resolution so as to assist them in managing conflict situations creatively and constructively. Various approaches to conflict resolution and conflict management techniques are introduced, such as negotiation, mediation, problem-solving techniques, and track two diplomacy Encouraging students to apply their conflict resolution background to policy issues related to disputes in or among governments, organizations, civil societies, or corporations. The international dimension of the program considers the changing nature of diplomacy in the post-Cold War era. ... [-]

Master in Conflict and Democracy Studies

Masaryk University Faculty of Social Studies
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Czech Republic Brno

The Master’s Program in Conflict and Democracy Studies focuses on the discussion of the variety of potential relationships between democracy (and its quality), authoritarianism, totalitarianism, democratization, and conflict. We understand conflict to be a permanent, invariant feature of humankind, one that fuels both progress and failure. [+]

The Master’s Program in Conflict and Democracy Studies focuses on the discussion of the variety of potential relationships between democracy (and its quality), authoritarianism, totalitarianism, democratization, and conflict. We understand conflict to be a permanent, invariant feature of humankind, one that fuels both progress and failure. Since humans first began to establish rich social (and societal) ties, there have been struggles for power and a search for the best possible regime in any given time and place. Sometimes, to achieve their goals, conflicting parties use violence; sometimes they are able to come to a peaceful solution.

A key question, therefore, becomes whether it is possible to democratize (or decentralize) various (deeply divided) societies without fuelling ethnic, religious, or other conflicts. Following that is the question as to whether and how the threat of violent conflict is used by authorities to entrench, sustain, or even deepen autocratic tendencies. A focus on these questions is therefore natural and prudent.... [-]


M.Phil. in Race, Ethnicity and Conflict

Trinity College Dublin
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Ireland Dublin

This course critically examines the techniques used by states to manage population movement and conflict, their social and cultural impact and the responses they elicit. It is unique in the way it applies race-critical, cultural and postcolonial theories to racialization, population movement, conflict, and peace-making. It is designed for people who work or wish to work in any of these fields, and/or who are thinking of Ph.D. research. There is a focus on Ireland, Europe (including the Balkans), the US and the Middle East. [+]

This course critically examines the techniques used by states to manage population movement and conflict, their social and cultural impact and the responses they elicit. It is unique in the way it applies race-critical, cultural and postcolonial theories to racialization, population movement, conflict, and peace-making. It is designed for people who work or wish to work in any of these fields, and/or who are thinking of Ph.D. research. There is a focus on Ireland, Europe (including the Balkans), the US and the Middle East.

The course has three components:

Three core modules: race-critical theory, research methods, and colonialism, conflict and liberal intervention. Optional modules covering topics such as ethnic cleansing and forced migration; ethnicity and social policy; human rights and international issues; gender, race, and conflict; migration and the European labor market; migration and education; representation and resistance; social movements and international solidarity. (Topics can vary from year to year). A 20,000-word dissertation researched and written under the supervision of a member of staff with relevant expertise. ... [-]