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Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Manitoba

M.A.
24 months
Duration
11325 CAD/year
5147 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Joint M.A. Program in Peace and Conflict Studies (JMP-PACS) at the University of Manitoba encompasses the analysis and resolution of social conflicts; peace research that examines the structural roots of social conflicts, divisions, and social inequalities; and strategies for building community and promoting social justice.

Overview

The Program in Peace and Conflict Studies, offered by the University of Manitoba, is intended to be rigorous as the significance of research and intervention for conflict resolution, peace-building, and creating a culture of human rights demands a high standard of commitment, scholarship, and professionalism.

The Joint M.A. Program is supervised by the Joint Discipline Committee (JDC) consisting of members of the faculty of the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg. The program is governed by the general procedures and regulations devised by the two universities for Joint Master's Programs.

Courses and thesis direction are offered at both institutions, and students completing the program may elect to receive their degress from both of the participating universities. Students may choose between a course/practicum option and a thesis option.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interpersonal Communication, Problem-Solving, and Trust-building
  • Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution
  • International Conflict Resolution and Peace-building
  • Violence Intervention and Prevention
  • Intercultural Conflict Resolution and Peace-Building
  • Special Topics in Peace and Conflict Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
86 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) earned in either (a) peace & conflict studies; or (b) another related discipline. The appropriateness of the baccalaureate degree will be determined by the Selection Committee.
  • CV/Resume
  • Statement of Intent. A statement of no more than 1,500 words on academic and professional interests and goals.
  • Publication/Writing Sample. A publication or an academic writing sample such as a Term paper, research report or thesis.
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11325 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11325 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5147 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5147 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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