Applications for Admissions to the Executive Master of Arts in Conflict, Peace and Security

 

KAIPTC INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO THE EXECUTIVE MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE COURSE IN CONFLICT, PEACE AND SECURITY (EMCPS), 2018/2019 ACADEMIC YEAR.

 

Course Objectives

The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with effective tools for analytical thinking, good judgment, leadership and other critical managerial skills in Conflict, Peace and Security.

 

Specific objectives are to:

  • Ensure participants achieve the highest professional standards in conflict prevention, resolution, security management and peace brokering.
  • Equip graduates with specialized knowledge and skills to play a meaningful role in management and provide professional leadership in Peace Support Operations, Regional Organizations, Peace Councils, Civil Society Organizations as well as Non Governmental Organizations.
  • Meet the demands and aspirations for continuing education of employees serving in public and private sector organizations involved in conflict, peace and security issues.
  • Prepare interested individuals for a career in Peace and Security.

 

Courses Offered include:

Core

  • Theories and Analysis of Conflict, Peace and Security
  • Research Methods in Conflict, Peace and Security
  • Governance and Leadership in Africa
  •  Good Governance and Democratic Practice in Africa
  • International Law, Human Rights and Conflicts
  • National Security Framework
  • Contemporary and Emerging Security Issues – (Seminar Series)

 

Electives

  • International Relations
  • Security Sector and Multi-Dimensional Peace Support Operations
  • Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development
  • Gender War and Conflicts in Africa

 

 

Target Group

The Course is opened to participants in Africa. The Course is targeted at Senior Executives and Middle Level Practitioners in the field of Peace and Security.  The following groups/organizations are encouraged to apply:

 

  1. Security and Intelligence Agencies.
  2. International and Regional Organizations (e.g. UN, AU, SADC, ECOWAS).
  3. Civil Society Groups.
  4. Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
  5. Public Servants
  6. Members of the Legislature/ Parliament/Judiciary.
  7. Future Political Leaders

 

Organization of Course

The Course will be organized on weekends (Fridays 3pm – 8pm) and (Saturdays (9: am –3: pm) from October 2018 to September 2019. Classes will be held on alternate weekends. There will be no classes on Public Holidays.

 

 

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Executive Master’s Degree in Conflict, Peace and Security requires a good Bachelor’s Degree (second class lower or better) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized University. Basic understanding and comprehension of English is required.

 

How to Apply

Click on the link here to download the Application Forms.

 

 

For other details about the course, contact the Registry on these mobile numbers +233 (0) 501209332, +233 (0) 244847394, +233 (0) 206752054 or e-mail: Fuseini.sandamusah@kaiptc.org; l Margaret.Sosuh@kaiptc.org l Philip.makafuiankah@kaiptc.org.

 

 

Closing Date for Applications:  6th July 2018.