MSc Peace, Conflict and Strategic Studies

The underlying philosophy of the program is to produce graduates with the ability and skill to make contributions towards the development of Nigeria, as well as understand conflicts at the various levels of the Nigerian and global community.

September or January entry

Start date

2 years



Fees per session

With opportunities to develop critically reflective peace-making practices in a friendly and supporting learning environment, the programme promotes breadth and depth of intellectual enquiry and is underpinned with a concern for integrity and courage.

You will also develop a valuable range of transferable key skills and personal attributes for a wide variety of careers in related field such as international development, in charities and policy settings.



  1. To develop in the graduates a sense of public responsibility and spirit of self-reliance.
  2. To develop the values of hard work, probity, nationalism, discipline and patriotism in the students.

Study Modules

First Year

Second Year

This programme provides students with in-depth knowledge and understanding of peace and conflict theories, issues and practices, and an ability to apply theory and case studies to the practices of peace building in complex situations.

MSc Peace, Conflict and Strategic Studies - FAQs

  1. University Matriculation of 5 credit passes including English Language at O-Level; and
  2. Approved Bachelor’s Degrees with at least 2nd class lower division.
  3. Approved Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) from a cognate discipline with not less than an upper credit

If you are already a practitioner, you will have the opportunity to broaden your professional network, which is very likely to be useful to you in the workplace, whilst also gaining a formal accredited postgraduate qualification, which may be required for further progression in your career. If you are an individual with an interest in peace and conflict, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to enter into jobs within a broad spectrum of organisations, including: international non-government organisations, multi-national government organisations , regional communities, faith group organisations, community organisations, the private sector, think tanks, and indeed also academia.

Teaching is carried out through a combination of interactive lectures supported by seminars, workshops, tutorials 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

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Contact the Department

Phone Number:

+234 903 178 3370

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