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Conflict, Peace and Security

Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

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24 months
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5578 EUR/year
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About

The Master in Conflict, Peace and Security at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is a unique opportunity designed to enhance the understanding of conflicts in all their dimensions and to explore innovative approaches to their management, resolution and transformation, with the help of world-leading academics and experts

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Overview

Built on the combined expertise of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and , the Master's programme in Conflict, Peace and Security aims to equip participants with a broad analytical skillset, first-hand knowledge and unique expertise from the field. 

The Master's Degree and related qualifications are suitable both for professionals working in conflict-prone environments within the framework of international, regional, governmental or non-governmental organizations, and for graduate students, young researchers or other academics interested in enhancing their understanding of conflicts and acquiring skills to better address them.

By choosing the Master in Conflict, Peace and Security at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) students gain access to a broad community of alumni spread across the world. Becoming a part of this community will be a valuable asset for a lifetime.

Objectives

  • To know the theory, its different approaches and the nature of contemporary conflicts
  • To acquire skills of analysis and the ability to plan actions for peaceful interventions, both for the prevention of conflicts and for intervening during their development
  • To learn techniques and strategies for intelligent non-violent intervention in conflict situations
  • To access information and knowledge to be able to develop efficient intervention programmes and manage the quest for positive specific solutions
  • To be able to lead and facilitate negotiation and mediation processes
  • To transform the way to communicate both to prevent and to end conflicts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conflict Analysis
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy of Peace and Non Violence
  • Media, Conflict and Peace Building
  • Game Theory
  • Human Security 
  • Research Methods
  • Economy, Environment and Migration

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted on a master's degree or postgraduate diploma course, you need to be able to accredit an official qualification. If you cannot accredit this qualification, you will be awarded a university extension diploma.
  • To be admitted on a specialization course (specialization certificate), you do not need to be able to accredit an official qualification.
  • To be able to read and write in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5578 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11156 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5578 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11156 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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