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Peace and Conflict Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Hamilton, NY, United States
Since its creation in 1970, Colgate University’s Peace and Conflict Studies Program has been at the forefront of research and instruction in this interdisciplinary field.
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Overview

Founded with a generous gift of the Cooley family, Colgate University’s Peace and Conflict Studies Program presents a challenging course of study that integrates trans-disciplinary academic approaches to war and peace with research into specific regional conflicts and their aftermaths. 

Key facts:

The curriculum offers students opportunities to explore, from a global persepctive, the complex origins and impacts of violence, the challenges of human security, and the possibilities for promoting and advancing human rights.

 With its regular film and media series, symposia, lectures, and unique electives, the program is actively involved in promoting the study of peace, conflict, and security at Colgate and beyond. After taking advantage of the distinctive combination of faculty and program resources at Colgate, peace and conflict studies majors have pursued successful careers in various international arenas, including law, government, development, journalism, academe, and the private sector.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Protesting Injustice, Waging Nonviolence
  • Gender in Conflict and Peace
  • International Human Rights and Advocacy
  • Criminal Underworld: Drugs, Guns, Bodies 
  • Geopolitics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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:

    7

    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

  • Application
  • Application fee 
  • Two academic teacher recommendations
  • Guidance counselor recommendation
  • Official high school transcript
  • High school senior grades
  • Official standardized testing scores (optional for all fall 2021 applicants)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59655 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    59655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59655 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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