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.
Entry Requirements: Any undergraduate degree
Start Date: 1 November 2015
Delivery: The course requires attendance from 10.15am – 2.05pm on six Fridays in November/December 2015 (dates to be confirmed).
Assessment: 100% Coursework – (1) Critical Review and (2) Essay
Location: Magee Campus (Derry/Londonderry)
Cost applicable for UK/EU applicants only. Applicants resident outside of UK/EU should contact [email protected] for a quotation in relation to the cost of the course.
This course is part of a framework of postgraduate professional development opportunities. If you wish, you can study a range of short courses over a period of time and build credit towards the Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development. Once you have successfully completed a combination of short courses worth 60 credits in total, you will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development. Full details of available courses can be found at http://addl.ulster.ac.uk/postgradshortcourses