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.
- 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- 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.
- 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
International11325 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11325 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National5147 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5147 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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