Peace and Conflict Studies

University of Winnipeg

M.A. On Campus
24 months
5874 USD/year
2670 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Winnipeg offers four joint masters programs in the areas of History, Religious Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies and Public Administration.


Students enrolling in a Joint Master's Program enjoy all the rights and privileges normally accorded to graduate students at both universities; two months before their expected date of graduation they shall declare in writing the university from which they wish to receive their degree.

As part of the agreement establishing these Joint Master's Programs, it was arranged that administrative aspects, e.g. admission, registration, etc. would be entirely in the hands of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at The University of Manitoba. All prospective graduate students must complete the official application for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba and consult with the Graduate Chair at The University of Winnipeg.

This joint Master of Arts in Peace and Conflict Studies is offered by the Conflict Resolution Studies Program at the University of Winnipeg in cooperation with the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at St. Paul’s College at the University of Manitoba - encompasses analysis of social conflicts including the structural roots of social divisions and inequalities, as well as strategies for transforming conflict and promoting social justice.

Sample Careers

  • Conflict mediation and facilitation, organizational leadership and human resources, post-conflict development and reconstruction activities, peace research, preparation for doctoral studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Interpersonal Communication, Problem-Solving, and Trust-Building
  • Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution
  • Human Security and Human Rights
  • Restorative and Social Justice
  • Dispute Systems Design
  • Peace Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 4-year honours or 4-year baccalaureate degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in the last 60 credit hours, in either: peace and conflict studies, or conflict analysis and resolution; or another related discipline, such as education, social work, or sociology, among others. 
  • English Requirement (if applicant’s first language is not English): Minimum TOEFL score 550 (paper-based), 213(computer-based), 86 (internet-based) OR International English Language Testing System IELTS (6.5). The test should have been taken within two years of the date a completed application is filed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5874 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5874 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2670 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


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