Last Seats Available for UNITAR Online Master Programmes

We are pleased to inform you that few seats are still available for UNITAR Online Master Programmes beginning in early 2017.

Master in Humanitarian Action and Peacebuilding (jointly delivered by UNITAR and Oxford Brookes University)
Application deadline: 9 January 2017 Fee: 8500 GBP

The programme is designed for practitioners working in the fields of humanitarian action and peacebuilding, though is open also to personnel working in related fields (such as military and police officers deployed or about to be deployed in field operations, civil servants – including diplomats – in charge of humanitarian affairs, academics teaching humanitarian affairs, journalists, etc.) seeking to develop a more holistic understanding of critical issues related to humanitarian action and peacebuilding. Finally, the programme addresses practitioners working in other professional sectors, interested in exploring opportunities in the fields of humanitarian action and peacebuilding.

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Master in Conflictology (jointly delivered by UNITAR and Universitat Oberta de Catalonia)
Application deadline: 27 January 2017 Fee: 12500 USD

The programme aims at professionals (civilian, military and police) working in conflict-prone environments, within the framework of international and regional organizations (United Nations, African Union, European Union – among others), as well as governmental and non-governmental organizations. Additionally, the Master’s Degree and related qualifications are open to graduate students, young researchers and other academics interest in understanding conflicts and acquiring skills to address them. By choosing the International Master’s Degree in Conflictology, students gain access to a broad group of alumni spread across the world. Becoming a part of this community will be a valuable asset for a lifetime.

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Master in Electoral Policy and Administration (jointly delivered by UNITAR, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and International IDEA)
Application deadline: ongoing Fee: 10000 Euro

The Master focuses on the development of “electoral professionals”, that is, professionals who share a common set of norms, behavioral standards, and qualifications to assume specific roles and responsibilities in the area of electoral policy and administration. Responding to a global, structural demand for qualified electoral professionals, the Master offers a systematic and comprehensive approach to the professional development of those enrolled and places particular emphasis on the importance of advancing equal career opportunity for men and women.

MEPA is composed of an online component (eight months) and an optional residential component at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy (up to three weeks). Internships are encouraged but they are not compulsory in order to earn the degree.

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