POSTGRADUATE

PhD Conflict, Peace And Strategic Studies

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he program encompasses a blend of carefully drafted courses aimed at equipping individual with multi-disciplinary approach to conflict resolution and analytical skills.

Start Date

September or January entry

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Entry requirements

Masters programme

Fee Per Session

₦1,500,000

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The program encompasses a blend of carefully drafted courses aimed at equipping individual with multi-disciplinary approach to conflict resolution and analytical skills. In thrives on the need to harness on the expertise of reputable professors to advance practical conflict resolutions skills for participating candidates.

Objectives

To train specialist with the requisite skills required in managing and limiting the outcomes of conflictual relations, to enable the transformation of conflict to opportunities for peace-building and growth. Through a dynamic blend of classical and contemporary courses, the Ph.D. in Conflict, Peace & Strategic Studies sets students on the path to conducting research and proffering solutions on trending topics in our conflict-ridden societies.

COURSE SUMMARY

You will study the following modules:

Year 1

First Semester

  • Strategic & Security Studies
  • Research Methods (Qualitative/Quantitative)
  • General Diplomatic Studies and Practices
  • Terrorism in International Perspective
  • Seminar I

Second Semester

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Research Methods (Advanced)
  • Political Sociology
  • Global Security
  • Seminar II

Year 2

First Semester

  • Seminar I
  • Seminar II
  • Comprehensive Exam
  • Dissertation Proposal/Thesis Proposal

Second Semester

  • Thesis

Year 3

First Semester

  • Thesis

Second Semester

  • Thesis

The course is designed to upgrade students to the methods and theories of political enquiry to accommodate intellectual development of postgraduate students.

Lecturer at Nile University

COURSE INFORMATION

Additional Information

Entry Requirements

  1. All candidates must:

  2. Candidates with recognized master’s degree in the relevant discipline may be admitted to the M.Phil. program as appropriate, on the recommendation of the appropriate Faculty Postgraduate Committee. 
  3. Candidates with recognized bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 2nd Class Lower Degree.
  4. Candidates must submit O’Level min. 5 Credits including Mathematics and English.  

How will I be taught?

Teaching is carried out through a combination of interactive lectures supported by seminars, workshops, tutorials, case studies and informal one-to-one discussion. They encourage the development of clear analytical skills and create a forum where you can test your ideas against the arguments of your peers.

Career Opportunities

Non-Profit, Policy and Legal Advocate for Conflict Resolution, Research & Consultancy, Academic Faculty Position and Directors/Program Officer in Peace Building amongst other mediatory roles in reputable national and international organizations.

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