ONLINE MA in Sustanable Peace in the Contemporary World
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The online MA programme in Sustainable Peace in the Contemporary World engages competent professionals and researchers to resolve pressing and complex global problems that concern humanity. Every course in the programme shares a commitment to ethics, fundamental human values, gender sensitivity and multiculturalism.
The content of the online MA moves from a study of the origins of conflict at the personal, local, internal, and international levels to the promotion and practice of peace. The programme discusses the responsibilities and capacities of all social sectors, including key political and economic institutions, as well as civil society and individuals, and their potential impact on the environmental and social aspects of peace and conflict. Skills for the maintenance of peace are emphasized throughout the programme, including analysing and understanding conflict from multiple perspectives.
This is an interdisciplinary online programme, drawing on scholarship and methodologies from across academia. The complexities of today's world, and the developments of the last thirty years in understanding peace and conflict, demand an approach that crosses boundaries while seeking to create new progressions in the main field of study.
All courses are well-integrated within the programme, bringing together modern theories, and concepts, in-depth case studies, best-practices from around the world, sound methodologies, and the valuable contributions of course-takers.
Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Students can begin the MA programme at the start of any new course, upon approval.
Students enrolled in the Online MA Programme are eligible:
To attend one face-to-face course at the UPEACE Rodrigo Carazo Campus (San José) . This includes room and board for the duration of the course in San José. This does not include travel expenses for the face-to-face course.
Students who have completed the face-to-face UPEACE MA may take the online MA for 50% of the regular tuition cost.