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Peace and Conflict Studies

University of the Fraser Valley

48 months
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147 CAD/credit
147 CAD/credit
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About

The Peace and Conflict Studies program of University of the Fraser Valley is an interdisciplinary and applied program that focuses on conflict transformation with a special focus on local indigenous and community content.

Overview

In addition to analyzing conflict and peace strategies in the classroom, in the Peace and Conflict Studies program of University of the Fraser Valley you learn practical skills and get hands-on experience in conflict transformation and reconciliatory work that promotes equality, justice, and equitable access to and ownership of resources.

The program:

  • teaches the theoretical components of peacebuilding, and applies them to real-world scenarios, thus challenging you to think critically at each stage of analysis, and develop problem-solving skills.
  • empowers you to be proactive global citizens by focusing on positive communication and understanding between cultures.
  • assumes the equality of all human beings and promotes the notion that empathy, equality, and mutual respect foster the optimal conditions for social, intellectual, and personal development.
  • promotes intercultural dialogue in the Fraser Valley and abroad. The core courses bring the diverse peoples of the Fraser Valley into face-to-face dialogue that is centred on conflict and peacebuilding.
  • provides you with in-depth case studies to expand analysis to global contexts. You learn from international peace practitioners, and have the opportunity to develop workplace skills and engage in peacebuilding field work. 
  • focuses on local and global sustainability.

Career Expectations

Peacebuilding is a relatively new field that is growing rapidly and is characterized by fluid career paths and varied employment opportunities.

When you graduate, you can find work in a wide array of fields, including foreign affairs, international development, peacebuilding, advocacy, humanitarian relief, restorative justice, social entrepreneurship, and more. With substantial field experience and additional education, you can become a senior advisor or a freelance consultant.

To boost your job prospects in international settings, add a specialized qualification to your degree, such as a second language, logistics, urban planning, communications, accounting, nursing, agriculture, or IT. Your Bachelor of Arts with a minor or major in Peace and Conflict Studies can also lead you to further studies in peacebuilding and conflict transformation, or in related areas such as law, policy research, international development, or public administration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Conflict Analysis and Peacebuilding in the Fraser Valley
  • Conflict Transformation
  • Conflict Analysis and Peacebuilding Directed Study
  • Conflict Analysis and Peacebuilding Field Work
  • Conflict Analysis and Peacebuilding Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete your application
  • Your high school transcript(s) and proof of graduation if you have graduated from high school, or a copy of your interim high school transcript(s) if you are currently in high school
  • Your English language score (TOEFL, IELTS, LPI)
  • Your passport
  • When you have completed your online application, you will be prompted to pay a non-refundable application fee of $150 CAD 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    147 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 147 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    147 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 147 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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