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Master of Arts in Gender, Peace and Security (MGPS)

The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with effective tools for analytical thinking, good judgment, leadership and other critical managerial skills in gender, peace and security.

Papers offered include:

Core


    Theories and Concepts of Gender
    Theories and Concepts of Peace and Security
    Research Methods in Gender, Peace and Security
    Discourses on Power, Gender and Identity
    Feminist Jurisprudence and Conflicts in Africa
    Contemporary and Emerging Security Issues in Africa – Seminar Series
    Gender Rights and International Law
    Good Governance and Leadership in Africa.

Electives

    Gender and International Relations
    Gender, Human Rights and Conflict in Africa
    Gender and Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development
    Gender, War and Conflict in Africa
    Security Sector and Multi-Dimensional Peace Operations

Target groups

This course targets persons working with the following organizations in Africa:

    International and regional organizations (e.g. United Nations, African Union, Economic Community of West African States, Southern African Development Community)
    Security services (e.g. Police, Armed Forces, Immigration, Customs)
    Government organizations, civil service, judiciary
    National peace councils
    Non-governmental organizations and humanitarian agencies
    Civil society organizations
    Local organizations and networks
    Individuals with an interest in gender, peace and security

Course organization

The course is organized in four sessions of three modules:

    First session – June/July
    Second session – November/December
    Third session – March/April
    Fourth session (Writing of dissertation) – April to July

Admission requirements

Admission to the programme requires a good Bachelor’s Degree (second class lower or better) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university as well as basic understanding and comprehension of English.

The cost of application is Ghȼ100 for Ghanaians and US$50 for non-Ghanaians.

How to apply


Apply online or download an application form from this website once a call for applications for this course is advertised either on this website, our social media sites or in selected newspapers.

For other details about the course, contact the Registry on +233 (0) 244847394 / +233 (0) 501209332 or e-mail academic.registry@kaiptc.org /  fuseini.sandamusah@kaiptc.org/ philip.makafuiankah@kaiptc.org


Master of Arts Degree in Conflict, Peace and Security (MCPS)

The overall objective of the programme is to equip participants with effective tools for analytical thinking, good judgment, leadership and other critical managerial skills in conflict, peace and security.

Papers offered include:

Core


    Theories and Analysis of Conflict, Peace and Security
    Research Methods in Conflict, Peace and Security
    Governance and Leadership in Africa
    Democracy, Good Governance, and Democratic Practice in Peace and Security
    International Law, Human Rights and Conflict in Africa
    Contemporary and Emerging Security Issues in Africa–Seminar Series.
    International Relations

Electives

    Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development in Africa
    Gender, Human Rights and Conflicts in Africa
    Gender, War and Conflict in Africa
    Youth and Conflict in Africa
    International Conflict and Resolution
    Security Sector and Multi-Dimensional Peace Support Operations

Target Group

    Security and Intelligence Agencies
    International and Regional Organizations (e.g. United Nations, African Union, Economic Community of West African States, Southern African Development Community)
    Civil Society Groups in Africa
    Non-Governmental Organizations
    Diplomatic Community
    Civil/Public Servants
    Members of the Legislature/Parliament/Judiciary
    Individuals with an interest in Peace and Security Studies

Course organisation

The course is organized in four sessions:

    First Session – January/February        
    Second Session – May              
    Third Session – August/September            
    Fourth Session (Writing of dissertation) – October to December    
        
Admission requirements

Admission to the programme requires a good Bachelor’s Degree (second class lower or better) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university as well as basic understanding and comprehension of English.

The cost of application is Ghȼ100 for Ghanaians and US$50 for non-Ghanaians.

How to apply

Apply online or download an application form from this website once a call for applications for this course is advertised either on this website, our social media sites or in selected newspapers.

For other details about the course, contact the Registry on +233 (0) 244847394 / +233 (0) 501209332 or e-mail academic.registry@kaiptc.org /  fuseini.sandamusah@kaiptc.org/ philip.makafuiankah@kaiptc.org

Master of Arts Degree in Conflict, Peace and Security (Executive Weekend - EMCPS)

The overall objective of the course is to equip participants with effective tools for analytical thinking, good judgment, leadership and other critical managerial skills in conflict, peace and security.

Courses offered include:

Core


    Theories and Analysis of Conflict, Peace and Security
    Research Methods in Conflict, Peace and Security
    Governance and Leadership in Africa
    Democracy, Good Governance and Democratic Practice
    Gender, War and Conflict in Africa
    International Law, Human Rights and Conflicts
    National Security Framework
    Contemporary and Emerging Security Issues – (Seminar Series)

Electives

    Gender and International Relations
    Security Sector and Multi-Dimensional Peace Support Operations
    Post-Conflict Reconstruction and Development

Target groups

    Security and Intelligence Agencies
    International and Regional Organizations (e.g. United Nations, African Union, Economic Community of West African States, Southern African Development Community)
    Civil Society Groups
    Non-Governmental Organizations
    Public Servants
    Members of the Legislature/Parliament/Judiciary
    Future Political Leaders
    Individuals with Interest in Peace and Security Studies

Course organisation

The course is organized at weekends (Fridays 3pm – 8pm) and (Saturdays 9am – 3pm). Classes are held on alternate weekends (every other weekend). There are no classes on public holidays
.
Admission requirements

Admission to the programme requires a good Bachelor’s Degree (second class lower or better) or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university as well as basic understanding and comprehension of English.

The cost of application is Ghȼ100 for Ghanaians and US$50 for non-Ghanaians.

How to apply

Apply online or download an application form from this website once a call for applications for this course is advertised either on this website, our social media sites or in selected newspapers.

For other details about the course, contact the Registry on +233 (0) 244847394 / +233 (0) 501209332 or e-mail academic.registry@kaiptc.org /  fuseini.sandamusah@kaiptc.org/ philip.makafuiankah@kaiptc.org