Courses in Peace and Conflict Studies

A course is a class or series of classes that provide students with an in-depth examination of an area either inside or outside of their degree programs. Students interested in political science, international relations and conflict resolution often choose to take a course in peace and conflict studies. These students develop an understanding of the historical impact of conflict, how resolution oc… Read more

A course is a class or series of classes that provide students with an in-depth examination of an area either inside or outside of their degree programs. Students interested in political science, international relations and conflict resolution often choose to take a course in peace and conflict studies. These students develop an understanding of the historical impact of conflict, how resolution occurs and strategies to maintain peace.

What is a course in peace and conflict studies? This course presents the history of regional or international war and the resulting changes in the global landscape. Classes discuss strategies for conflict resolution and actions that lead to peace or avoid conflict before escalation begins. Students learn perspectives on the necessity of military intervention, the issues related to transitions of power after conflicts and the aftermath of the conditions for peace. The coursework covers current research on global security issues such as terrorism and pirating, as well as theories and research on the possibilities of durable peace.

Students benefit from the historical background and perspectives on conflict and resolution offered by courses in peace and conflict studies. Participants interested in pursuing careers in security, international relations and military service find the knowledge gained in the course useful in their work.

The length of time it takes to finish coursework varies based on the requirements of each program, and as a result, the cost varies across institutions. Prospective students should research each institution to learn more about the requirements.

Courses in peace and conflict studies are valuable for many career paths. Students aspiring to be military service members and government officials not only benefit from the historical information provided by the course, but also from the perspectives on military intervention and support for peace. The theory and research presented in the course helps students become leaders in conflict resolution and negotiate with officials in relief work. Students interested in security or protection work also find the global threat information useful.

Prospective students can learn more about institutions offering courses in peace and conflict studies by searching our extensive database of schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Kulturstudier
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Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
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