Program Level Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the Master’s Degree Programme in Peace, Mediation, and Conflict Research, the student:
- is able to assume active roles to recognize, analyze, and resolve global and local challenges and to become a proactive contributor to a more peaceful, tolerant, inclusive, and secure world.
- possesses an interdisciplinary understanding of the short and long term consequences of conflicts.
- learns to analyze the evolution of conflicts and recognize diverse forms of violence.
- learns to understand the preconditions for conflict transformation, conflict prevention, and peace in local as well as in global contexts.
- is familiarized with the meanings and practices of peace and their historical development
- possesses an understanding of peace processes and mediation as a form of dialogue.
- is familiarized with theories and praxis of peacebuilding and mediation.
Programme structure (120 ECTS):
- Joint Studies, 17-22 ECTS
- Joint Studies for International Students, 22 ECTS
- Joint Studies for Students with School Education in Finnish, 17 ECTS
- Advanced Studies in Peace and Conflict Research, 90 ECTS
- Studies in Peace and Conflict Research, 25-35 ECTS
- Professional and Transferable Skills, 10-20 ECTS
- Thesis Studies, 45 ECTS
- Free Choice Studies, 8-13 ECTS
Full version of 2021/2022 curriculum is available here.