University of Bradford

Peace Studies

Program Information

Degree Offered:

MA, PGDip

Format: Online

Program Description:

Compulsory Modules • Introduction to peace studies • Research Methods Optional Modules • Conflict resolution: concepts, processes and skills • Conflict resolution: applications and reconstructions • African peace and conflict studies • African approaches to conflict resolution and peacebuilding • International politics and security studies • Security and post-conflict reconstruction • European regional security • Regional security in East Asia • Middle East: area in conflict • Comparative peace processes in the Balkans • Human rights and democracy • Human rights • Democracy – theory and practice • Politics of the global environment • Arms control and proliferation • Conflict and change in contemporary Latin America • Religions, peace and conflict: from Islam and the West to Mulims of the West • Crisis of postcoloniality in Africa • Critical security studies • Peacekeeping and international conflict resolution • Nationalism, peace and conflict • Christianity and politics • Sri Lanka study trip (not available every year) • African study trip (not available every year)

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission