Kofi Annan International
Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Ghana
(Accredited Tertiary Institution by the National Accreditation Board)
KAIPTC INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR ADMISSION TO DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD) IN INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT MANAGEMENT, 2018/2019 ACADEMIC YEAR.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in International Conflict Management (PICM) at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) is one of the only few of such programmes available in Africa. PhD students accepted into the programme will receive broad interdisciplinary training and opportunities that draw on an array of social science and humanities disciplines. Graduates will be able to address problems from a sophisticated knowledge base of substantive and methodological approaches. The programme will train students to acquire key global competencies in areas of conflict, peace and security.
Within the broad framework of the KAIPTC’s mandate, the course aims at equipping participants with tools for analytical thinking, good judgment, leadership and other critical managerial skills. The specific objectives of the course are to:
1. Course Work
Students will be required to complete six (6) core courses as their course work in the first year. These include: 1. Research Methods; 2. Theories and Analysis of Conflict, Peace and Security; 3. International Law, Human rights and Conflict; 4. Contemporary and Emerging Security Issues; 5. National Security Framework; and 6. International Relations.
2. Individual Project
Students work individually on the research project with regular assessment by supervisors within the period. During this period they are required to demonstrate a high level of initiative and original thought to develop and carry out in-depth research as well as understand the broad context in which the work is undertaken.
ORGANIZATION OF PROGRAMME
Start Date: October 2018.
Duration: Four Years (Full Time Applicants)
Course Location: KAIPTC, Teshie, Accra (Ghana)
Candidates are required to obtain the following to qualify for admission:
In addition, candidates are required to submit a thesis proposal along with the completed application form to qualify for admission. Previous experience in security-related issues as well as working in peace and security environment is an advantage for admission.
HOW TO APPLY
Click on the link here to download the Application Forms.
For other details about the course, contact the Registry :
Telephone +233 (0) 24 484 7394 OR +233 (0) 20 675 2054 OR +233(0)501209332
Closing Date for Applications: 6th July 2018