• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Peace Engineering from Drexel University introduces you to the field while training you to develop systems-level analysis skills.

Key facts:

 It features a highly-focused curriculum, developed in collaboration with the U.S. Institute of Peace and the PeaceTech Lab.

The study plan will help you learn critical ways to prevent and reduce conflict. These methods integrate innovative technologies, engineering approaches, policies, and practices of peacebuilders.

Apart from technical competencies, the program will help you understand the human dimensions of conflict. For instance, how working in a conflict zone links with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

As a graduate of the program, you will leave with a toolbox of transferrable skills that will enable you to succeed in peacebuilding and leadership. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    9 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Engineering for Peacebuilding
  • Conflict Management for Engineers

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:

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    600

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in an applied or social science, or appropriate work experience
  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one professional)
  • A 500-750 word personal essay
  • Resume
  • Additional requirements for International Students

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1007 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1007 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1007 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1007 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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