Peace, Conflict and Development Studies (International), Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    46
    Tuition (Credit)
    46
    Tuition (Credit)
  • English, Spanish (take IELTS)
    Language
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This year our Master celebrates the 20th anniversary of its creation. Our history dates back to 1994 when, thanks to our founder Dr. Vicent Martínez Guzmán, the first conference of Philosophy for Peace was conducted in the Universitat Jaume I to which more than 100 people attended.
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  • Fees and funding

About

There is no single way of understanding peace – there are as many ways of making peace as there are diverse people and cultures

This is one of the ideas underlying the theoretical grounding of the University Master’s Degree in International Peace, Conflict and Development Studies. Based on this assumption, the curriculum of the course provides specific education in the areas of peace studies, conflict transformation, development cooperation, education for peace, cultures of peace, democracy, human rights, communication by peaceful means and gender and postcolonial studies, among other areas.

Accreditation

Number of credits: 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)

Duration: 2 academic years

Dates: October 2012 - September 2014

Directed to: Students, professionals and scholars who are looking for interdisciplinary training in topics related with culture of peace, peaceful transformation of conflicts and development cooperation.

Cost: In accordance with official fees yet to be announced. 2011 cost: 42,68 EUR/credit

Further information:

Academic information:

UNESCO Chair on Philosophy for Peace
Telephones: (+34) 964 729 380
E-mail: epd@uji.es

www.epd.uji.es

INFOCAMPUS

Telephones: (+34) 964 38 77 77

E-mail: info@uji.es

Universitat Jaume I. Campus del Riu Sec. 12071 Castellón de la Plana (Castellón, Spain)

Programme Structure

First academic year

First Term: Peace and Culture

Module 1

  • Introductory course (compulsory): 6 credits

Module 2

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 3

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 4

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 5

  • Intercultural Seminar I (compulsory): 6 credits

Total: 30 credits

Second Term: Peace and Conflict

Module 1

  • Introductory course (compulsory): 6 credits

Module 2

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 3

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 4

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 5

  • Intercultural Seminar II (compulsory): 6 credits

Total: 30 credits

Second academic year

Third Term: Peace and Development

Module 1

  • Introductory course (compulsory): 6 credits

Module 2

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 3

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 4

  • Optional course: 6 credits

Module 5

  • Intercultural Seminar III (compulsory): 6 credits

Total: 30 credits

Fourth term: Research option

Module 1

  • Methodology I (compulsory): 3 credits

Module 2

  • Methodology II (compulsory): 3 credits

Module 3, 4 i 5

  • Master’s Degree Final Disssertation: 24 credits

Total: 30 credits

Fourth term: Professional option

Module 1

  • Methodology I (compulsory): 3 credits

Module 2

  • Methodology II (compulsory): 3 credits

Module 3, 4 i 5

  • Internship: 12 credits
    Master’s Degree Final Project: 12 credits

Total: 30 credits

Total: 120 credits

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Spanish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

  1. Students who hold a Spanish official master’s degree

    Candidates must have an undergraduate degree or a degree explicitly declared as equivalent. Holders of the following Spanish qualifications are able to take a master’s degree course: diplomatura, arquitectura técnica, ingeniería técnica, licenciatura, arquitecto and ingeniería superior.

  2. Students who hold a degree issued by an institution from the European Higher Education Area

    Candidates are not required to have their degree recognised once the university has verified that the student’s degree enables them to pursue doctoral studies in the issuing country.

  3. Students who hold a higher education degree in education systems outside the European Higher Education Area

    Candidates are not required to have their degree recognised once the university has verified that the student’s degree enables them to access master’s degree programmes in the issuing country.

    Those applying for access to a master’s degree and holding a non-recognised foreign qualification from an education system outside the European Higher Education Area must pay the official fee established by decree when applying for pre-registration. This payment is a pre-requisite for completing the pre-registration process.

  4. Students who have partially completed master’s degree courses or doctoral studies within the legal framework previous to Royal Decree 1393/2007

    Students who have taken master’s degree courses or doctoral studies within the legal framework previous to Royal Decree 1393/2007 can access master’s degree courses and obtain an official degree. Once they have been admitted, they can request the recognition of previously completed credits.

Tuition Fee Per Credit

  • EUR 46 International
  • EUR 46 EU/EEA
  • €46.20/credit

Funding

From the International Master in Peace, Conflict and Development Studies we are actively working to find options that allow students from impoverished countries to fully or partially fund the costs involved in studying our programme. However, given that we depend on philanthropic donations and financial support from different organisations and institutions, the amount of money and the concept of the aid we can offer vary from year to year. For this reason, we encourage you to apply for financial support such as from your own government, scholarship programmes and further institutions in your home countries.

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