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Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding

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30 months
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3680 GBP/year
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About

The Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding programme at the Oxford Brookes University is aimed at practitioners already working in these fields, but also those working in related areas.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding programme at the Oxford Brookes University gives you access to resources and support from both institutions online and in the field through UN missions. 

A flexible and user-friendly online learning environment enables you to learn from your workplace. During the course you will:

  • investigate cutting-edge issues in the field
  • propose innovative tools
  • reflect on current field practices
  • broaden your perceptions
  • develop and refine the hard and soft skills needed to work effectively

Career prospects

This course is ideal for a career in the field of humanitarian action, conflict transformation or related fields, such as:

  • civil servants or diplomats in charge of humanitarian affairs
  • academics teaching humanitarian practices
  • journalists seeking a better understanding of humanitarian issues
  • military personnel ready to be deployed in a field of operation where humanitarian actions are taking place

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • From Conflict Sensitivity to Conflict Transformation
  • Culture-Sensitivity in Conflict and Post-Conflict Settings
  • Leadership, Team and Self-management in Conflict Settings
  • Humanitarian and Peacebuilding Programmes in Urban Conflicts
  • Protection of Civilians in Conflict and Post-conflict Settings

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Online

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.
Upper Second Class (required)
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.
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

  • hold an approved honours degree (or equivalent) at 2:1 or above in a relevant discipline, and preferably some experience in the field of humanitarian action and peacebuilding or related fields
  • hold a relevant recognised diploma and/or certified professional qualification and 3 to 5 years' experience in humanitarian action and peacebuilding or related fields
  • have substantial and proven field experience (minimum 10 years) in humanitarian action, peacebuilding and related fields

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9200 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 30 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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!

Our partners

Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding
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