Course Description

Conflict & Development

This certificate presents a framework for looking at the origins of all kinds of conflict from civil wars to community disturbances and introduces the theory, policy and practice of intervention. It explores the nature of development from an international perspective, and is relevant to work in a wide range of contexts, including humanitarian or military agencies, post-war support operations, and conflict resolution around gender, class or ethnicity.

Key features of the course
Offers a wide-ranging, critical review of development management as a discipline
Explores the contexts in which development takes place
Analyses the complex ways in which conflict is generated and the range of skills that contribute to good interventions.

This certificate is part of a progressive programme of courses that also includes the Postgraduate Certificate in Development Management (C48), Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development (C96), Postgraduate Diploma in Development Management (D37) and MSc in Development Management (F11).

CollegeOpen University in Ireland, The
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryConflict Management, Business
Course QualificationCertificate
Course DurationMinimum - 6 months.
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsYou should normally hold a bachelors degree from a UK university (or equivalent), or have experience in this field. If you are a non-graduate we suggest that you contact us for advice before registering on your first module.Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum overall score of 6 and minimum score of 5.5 in each of the four components: reading, writing, speaking and listening under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Please see the IELTS website for details.
Phone(01) 678 5399
Course CodeC67
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