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Conflict Studies and Human Rights, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #145 (WUR) Ottawa, Canada
The Conflict Studies and Human Rights program at University of Ottawa explores the causes and consequences of the many armed conflicts that persist around the world and brings you to objectively reflect on issues such as human rights, war, peace, international security and much more. 
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Overview

The courses and programs are available in Canada's two official languages, enabling both the Faculty and the University to provide you with an unparalleled opportunity: to study in English while benefiting from a bilingual environment.

The skills acquired in the social sciences, particularly written and oral communication skills, are among the most sought after on the job market. Our Faculty attracts students from all regions of the country and abroad.

The international community has, for several decades, sought to prevent and end conflict while helping to build sustainable peace. Where has it succeeded and how, and why does it fail elsewhere?  If you're interested in understanding the fascinating complexity of conflict studies and human rights, this program is the perfect fit for you!

This Conflict Studies and Human Rights program at University of Ottawa is offered in English and in French.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to the Study of Conflicts and Human Rights
  • Workshop in Essay Writing
  • Literature and Composition I: Prose Fiction
  • Literature and Composition II: Drama and Poetry
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Contemporary Macroeconomic Issues
  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Contemporary Microeconomic Issues
  • Politics and Globalization
  • Principles of Sociology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Before submitting an application, you must meet or intend to meet all of the admission requirements, namely, have a secondary school diploma (or the equivalent if you’ve studied outside Canada), attain the minimum average, meet the language requirements and take all the prerequisite courses for the program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36160 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18080 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6088 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3044 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Ottawa

  • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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