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Overview

This course provides a thorough grounding of the academic field of peacebuilding and the different approaches and interventions.

Summary

The purpose of this short course is to provide participants with a thorough grounding of the academic field of peacebuilding and the different approaches and interventions employed within it. Drawing on a range of international examples, participants will gain an understanding of the various definitions and theoretical understandings of peacebuilding and will develop a broad understanding of the various structural, economic, social and psychological impacts which require attention following violent conflict.

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/201718/postgraduate-certificate-of-professional-development-13809

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About this course

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About

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with a thorough grounding of the academic field of peacebuilding and the different approaches and interventions employed within it. Drawing on a range of international examples, participants will gain an understanding of the various definitions and theoretical understandings of peacebuilding and will develop a broad understanding of the various structural, economic, social and psychological impacts which require attention following violent conflict.

This course is aimed at anyone interested in the theory and application of intercommunal peacebuilding.

Linked programmes

PgCertPD Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development, MSc Applied Peace and Conflict Studies

Assessment

100% Coursework – (1) Critical Review and (2) Essay

Attendance

The course requires attendance from 10.15am – 3.15pm (includes one hour break for lunch) on six Thursdays (1, 8, 15 and 22 February and 1 and 8 March 2018).

Entry requirements

Any undergraduate degree.

English Language Requirements

Most of our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement.

Please see details of the English language qualifications and certificates we can accept - https://www.ulster.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/177404/Other-english-language-tests-and-qualifications-2017.pdf

International applicants will also require a short-term study visa. Further information is available at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/international/visa-immigration

Start dates

  • 1 February 2018
How to apply

Apply

How to apply

The following page explains the postgraduate short course application procedure:

http://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/how-to-apply#pgsc

Start dates

  • 1 February 2018

Fees and funding

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Prices

Northern Ireland & EU:
£440.85
England, Scotland & Wales:
£440.85
International:
£1,103.25

Fees information

Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at

http://www.ulster.ac.uk/finance/fees/payment_policy_1718.pdf

Scholarships, awards and prizes

Fee waivers may be available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. More information is available from FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Contact

Email: FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Telephone: (+44) 028 9036 6680