This course will introduce participants to some of the key concepts, ideas and debates in the field of peace and conflict research.
Study Peace and Conflict Research in Divided Societies at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.
This course will develop understanding of peace and conflict research and will also introduce participants to the key methodological and ethical issues involved in carrying out research in divided societies.
This course can be taken individually or combined over a period of time towards a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/201617/postgraduate-certificate-of-professional-development-13208
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About this course
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Peace and conflict related issues impact upon all aspects of life in all societies, whether they are violently divided societies, societies in transition or societies where the management of increasingly diverse populations is a concern. This course will introduce participants to some of the key concepts, ideas and debates in the field of peace and conflict research. The course will also introduce participants to the key methodological and ethical issues involved in carrying out research in divided societies.
This course is designed to meet the needs of people who are interested in developing research skills in subject areas informed by social policy concerns. This includes those employed in the public, private and voluntary sectors.
Linked programmesPgCertPD Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development, PgDip/MSc Social Research Skills
100% Coursework – (1) 3000 word Essay (33.3%), (2) 2000 word Research Proposal (33.3%) and (3) Contribution to weekly online discussions and 1000 word summary reflection (33.3%).
This course is delivered online for 12 weeks with no required on-campus attendance.
Normally, a degree in one of the social sciences or a cognate area.
English Language Requirements
International applicants whose first language is not English must meet the minimum English entrance requirements of the University, which is a minimum acceptable score for the British Council IELTS of 6.0 (with no contributing band of less than 5.5) or equivalent.
- 30 January 2017
Fees and funding
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- Northern Ireland & EU:
- England, Scotland & Wales:
Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at
Scholarships, awards and prizes
Fee waivers may be available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. More information is available at http://addl.ulster.ac.uk/docs/FlexiblePathwaysApplication201516.docx
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