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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Peace and conflict studies aim to understand the causes of violent and deadly conflict throughout numerous societies. Opportunities for study range from courses that last a few weeks to degrees that take a few years to attain.

The formal higher education system of Finland is the 7-3-2-2 pattern. The university takes two years in vocational or technical education and finally two-year pre-tertiary education. Finland also has several public as well as private universities that have enabled accessibility of higher education to students.

Vaasa city rests in the west coast of Finland. The city has over 60,000 residents and most them work in the city’s industries. Vaasa city has 3 key Universities.

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Master's Programme in Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research

Åbo Akademi University
Campus Full-time 2 years August 2020 Finland Vaasa

The programme encompasses teaching of the evolution of aggression, escalation of conflicts and wars, as well as mediation, negotiation, and peacebuilding. The consequences of wars on society, and especially on children and women, are studied.The programme provides interdisciplinary, in particular, psychological and anthropological approaches, to the understanding of human aggression, peace, mediation, and conflict resolution. It aims at exploring mechanisms behind conflicts and wars in interpersonal as well as group and international contexts.