Master of Arts Degree in Conflict, Peace and Security – Weekend (WMCPS)

Master of Arts Degree in Conflict, Peace and Security (Weekend)

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

The 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
  • 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
  • Nationalism and Identity in Africa
  • Contemporary and Emerging Security Issues – (Seminar Series)
  • International Relations
  • Security Sector and Multi-Dimensional Peace Support Operations
  • Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development
  • Youth and Conflicts in Africa
Target Group

The Master’s Programmes are opened to participants in Africa and beyond. Individuals from the following groups/organizations are encouraged to apply:

  • Security and Intelligence Agencies
  • International and Regional Organizations (e.g. UN, AU, SADC, ECOWAS)
  • Civil Society Groups
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Public Servants
  • Civil/Public Servants
  • Members of the Legislature/ Parliament/Judiciary
  • Future Political Leaders
  • Ogranization of Course

    The Course will be organized in three modular sessions as follows:

    The Programme will be organized on weekends (Fridays 3pm – 8pm; and Saturdays 9am – 3pm) from October 2019 to September 2020. Classes will be held on alternate weekends. There will be no classes on Public Holidays.

    Requirements for Admission

    Applicants to the Weekend Master of Arts in Conflict, Peace and Security (WMCPS) can be of any background and do not necessarily have to be Senior Executives or have a background in the field of Peace and Security.

    Admission to the Master’s Programmes requires a good Bachelor’s Degree (second class lower or better). Basic understanding and comprehension of English is required.

    The cost of application is Ghȼ150 for Ghanaians and US$50 for non-Ghanaians.

    How to Apply
    Application online : download the application form.

    For other details about the course, contact the Registry on these mobile numbers +233 (0) 501209332, +233 (0) 244847394, +233 (0) 206752054

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