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Masters Programs in Social Sciences in Costa Rica 2022

Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.

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The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
San José, Costa Rica +1 More

The Master of Arts in Development Studies and Diplomacy is an interdisciplinary and holistic program that will not only broaden student’s knowledge in the field of development ... +

The Master of Arts in Development Studies and Diplomacy is an interdisciplinary and holistic program that will not only broaden student’s knowledge in the field of development studies, sustainability, and diplomacy but it will also equip them with the required soft skills for a successful international career in any of these areas of expertise. -
MA
Full-time
English
05 Sep 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

This master's program aims to train leaders with the elements of an integral human development for the 21st century. The essential nucleus of this formation will make it possi ... +

This master's program aims to train leaders with the elements of an integral human development for the 21st century. The essential nucleus of this formation will make it possible to understand that the conflicts we face must be transformed and solved peacefully, because that is the only way to lay the foundations for peace. The combination of these elements allows access to development in all its facets: human development, sustainable and sustainable. For this, our vision supports the notions of the United Nations that peace, human development and the transformation and resolution of conflicts must contain transversally elements related to gender equity and the principle of non-discrimination, be this racial , social, conscience, cult, or other. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
Spanish
30 Aug 2022
Campus
 
Latin American Biblical University (Universidad Bíblica Latinoamericana (UBL))
San José, Costa Rica

In this professional master's degree, feminist methodologies and theoretical approaches and a gender approach are applied to the study of religions, in order to denature the h ... +

In this professional master's degree, feminist methodologies and theoretical approaches and a gender approach are applied to the study of religions, in order to denature the hegemonic categories that promote violence and social exclusion, such as normative gender constructions, sex, ethnicity, class and culture. -
Master
Spanish
Online
 

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Free University of Costa Rica (Universidad Libre de Costa Rica (ULICORI))
San José, Costa Rica

ANALYZE, DECIDE, DIRECT Upon completion of the curriculum, the new professional in Foreign Trade and International Economic Relations will have the following skills and abilit ... +

ANALYZE, DECIDE, DIRECT Upon completion of the curriculum, the new professional in Foreign Trade and International Economic Relations will have the following skills and abilities: Plan and execute international trade projects Determine the economic viability of international trade projects Examine the political feasibility of international trade projects Negotiate in national and international forums international trade projects Evaluate the political, social, and economic environment of commercial projects Design political-administrative strategies for the approval of international trade projects by of the organs or institutions of a government. Make proposals on how to manage foreign trade projects Propose and implement control mechanisms for foreign trade projects Arbitrate in national and international forums disputes around international trade projects. Design and execute marketing strategies applied to international trade. Take advantage of the behavior of International Economic Relations to make proposals for international trade to the public and private sectors. Make proposals for streamlining the government apparatus (ministries, autonomous institutions, customs, parliament, etc.) for the treatment and approval of foreign trade projects. Design agreements and proposals for commercial and economic integration between States. Propose rules and modifications in the field of international commercial legislation and community law. -
Master
Spanish
Campus
 
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
San José, Costa Rica +1 More

The Master of Arts in International Law and Diplomacy, delivered in online and hybrid formats, is a graduate program that permits students to specialize in the intersection be ... +

The Master of Arts in International Law and Diplomacy, delivered in online and hybrid formats, is a graduate program that permits students to specialize in the intersection between international law and diplomacy. It will not only broaden students' knowledge in the field of international law and its various foundational dimensions but will also equip them with knowledge and skills to work in the field of diplomacy and related international careers. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

With the co-sponsorship of the Muslim World League, the Pontifical Lateran University, and the World Jewish Congress, this program has been designed to nurture your critical t ... +

With the co-sponsorship of the Muslim World League, the Pontifical Lateran University, and the World Jewish Congress, this program has been designed to nurture your critical thinking abilities, foster your research skills, and provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to be an intersectional scholar who is being mindful of the religious and cultural dimensions of conflict transformation and peacebuilding. -
MA
Full-time
English
29 Aug 2022
Online
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree Program in Gender and Peace Building offers critical knowledge and training in gender studies, which is a crucial aspect of any and all peace efforts ... +

The Master of Arts Degree Program in Gender and Peace Building offers critical knowledge and training in gender studies, which is a crucial aspect of any and all peace efforts. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
30 Aug 2022
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

Environmental Security and Governance specialization is designed for those wishing to work on global environmental governance issues. Students critically engage with issues co ... +

Environmental Security and Governance specialization is designed for those wishing to work on global environmental governance issues. Students critically engage with issues concerning global environmental change and security. They will gain insights into different theoretical frameworks, institutional tools, and practical techniques related to water, food, and climate change, among others. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
30 Aug 2022
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree in Environment, Development, and Peace (EDP) provides comprehensive training in issues of sustainable development, environmental governance, natural ... +

The Master of Arts Degree in Environment, Development, and Peace (EDP) provides comprehensive training in issues of sustainable development, environmental governance, natural resource management, and environmental conflict management from both ecological and social perspectives. It encompasses a broad range of subjects and themes, including Food Systems, Water Management, Forestry, Coastal Resources, Climate Change, Urban Ecology, and Social Movements. The program focuses on the human dimensions of the environment-development nexus, highlighting the connections between local perspectives and broader processes at the national, regional and global levels and emphasizing the importance of political, economic structures and inequality in access to resources as key drivers in environmental conflict and global environmental change. The program prepares students for a wide range of careers in both environmental and development policy and programming in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
30 Aug 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The confluence of cutting-edge Western and Indigenous science and knowledge has opened the doors to a new paradigm of peace and development. The Master of Arts in Indigenous S ... +

The confluence of cutting-edge Western and Indigenous science and knowledge has opened the doors to a new paradigm of peace and development. The Master of Arts in Indigenous Science and Peace Studies (ISPS) brings these two ways of knowing together to challenge a failing framework with time-tested methodologies that sustain life and create transformative opportunities amidst the global catastrophes we face right now. The transformation of policy, diplomacy, development models, and innovative technologies in ways that respect the interconnections of people and facilitate stronger and more sustainable solutions across all sectors of society, is at the core of the program. -
MA
Full-time
2 - 3 semesters
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree in International Law and Human Rights Degree offers students an in-depth review of the procedures and practice of international human rights bodies, ... +

The Master of Arts Degree in International Law and Human Rights Degree offers students an in-depth review of the procedures and practice of international human rights bodies, at the global and UN level as well as at the regional level. Students will gain an understanding of the various judicial and non-judicial bodies that are at the frontline of questions of interpretation, the development of international human rights standards, and enforcement. In addition, students receive training in hands-on skills in the realm of reporting, monitoring, and evaluation of human rights. Finally, as the globalization of business and investment is increasing in force and speed, with important human rights implications, this specialization explores the interaction between economics and rights, asking critical questions about this process and potential solutions. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English, Spanish
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree in Peace Education seeks to develop and strengthen the capacity of formal and informal educators to build a peaceful world on all levels and in all d ... +

The Master of Arts Degree in Peace Education seeks to develop and strengthen the capacity of formal and informal educators to build a peaceful world on all levels and in all dimensions of life. Through coursework and independent research or internship experiences, complemented with a unique and cooperative learning environment at UPEACE, students will enhance their values formation, knowledge and skills for living in and building cultures of peace. An understanding of the roles education, educators and institutions can play in resolving and transforming conflicts and violence towards holistic cultures of peace is explored. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
30 Aug 2022
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

All students enrolled under this program will take most of the courses within the International Peace Studies program, however, this specialization will include 12 credits foc ... +

All students enrolled under this program will take most of the courses within the International Peace Studies program, however, this specialization will include 12 credits focused specifically on Media, Peace, and Conflict Studies. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
30 Aug 2022
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree in International Peace Studies provides an interdisciplinary and critical analysis of the causes and consequences of a wide range of contemporary con ... +

The Master of Arts Degree in International Peace Studies provides an interdisciplinary and critical analysis of the causes and consequences of a wide range of contemporary conflicts and violence that impact on global, international and human security. Topics to be explored include militarization, armed conflicts, violent extremism, economic, social and gender injustices, cultural and religious identity conflicts, and competition over environmental resources. An in-depth understanding of peacebuilding and peace processes in response to these issues is built. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
30 Aug 2022
Campus
 
University for Peace
Ciudad Colón, Costa Rica

The Master of Arts Degree in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes offers students an understanding of the role that international law and institutions play in the ... +

The Master of Arts Degree in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes offers students an understanding of the role that international law and institutions play in the settlement of international and transnational disputes. This specialization examines the role of national and international courts and tribunals in contributing to the settlement of disputes. As international and transnational adjudication has acquired a more prominent role in international relations, it is essential to understand how these global and regional courts are responding to the challenges of the early 21st Century. Students will examine the role of law in traditional and not-so-traditional territorial and boundary disputes, and acquire an overview of the law of the sea. And finally, they will examine the increasingly important field of dispute settlement in international economic relations, which will include investment arbitration. -
MA
Full-time
11 months
English
30 Aug 2022
Campus