Taught course

Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding

Institution
Oxford Brookes University · School of Architecture
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The programme is open to all candidates who fulfil at least one of the following conditions:

  • hold an approved honours degree (or equivalent) at 2:1 or above in a relevant discipline, and preferably some experience in the field of humanitarian action and peacebuilding or related fields
  • hold a relevant recognised diploma and/or certified professional qualification and 3 to 5 years' experience in humanitarian action and peacebuilding or related fields
  • have substantial and proven field experience (minimum 10 years) in humanitarian action, peacebuilding and related fields.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This online course is for practitioners in humanitarian and peacebuilding field. This course has been designed using the knowledge and expertise of both the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP).

Built on the experiences and expertise developed by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Centre for Development and Emergency Practice (CENDEP) at Oxford Brookes University, the MA explores the interactions between humanitarian action and peacebuilding. It links applied knowledge and practice with theory through online lectures, action research, sharing of experiences, discussions with key practitioners, and critical reflection on practices.
This programme is designed mainly for practitioners working in the fields of humanitarian action and peacebuilding, though it is open also to those working in related fields. It allows you to broaden your perceptions, critically review your role, and develop and refine hard and soft skills needed to work effectively in the fields of humanitarian action and peacebuilding. The programme is also relevant for practitioners working in other fields, interested in exploring new opportunities in conflict transformation.

Information for international students

English language requirements - at least 6.5 in IELTS, with a minimum of 6.0 across all four components of the test.

Qualification and course duration

MA

distance learning
30 months

Course contact details

Name
Programme Administrator
Email
architecture-enquiry@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
01865 483810