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Certificate in Peace and Post-Conflict Studies

In a global climate of conflict, fear and insecurity, the issue of building sustainable peace in countries that have undergone the ravages of conflict is of vital importance to policy makers and academics alike. This unique certificate in Peace and Post-Conflict Studies, will equip students from a number of Faculties and disciplines with knowledge of the complexity of instituting measures that address underlying sources of conflict and provide them with hands-on practical approaches to sustaining peace. The peace and post-conflict studies certificate is especially useful for those seeking a career in government, international governmental organizations (IGO), non-governmental organizations (NGO) and legal and business firms.

This certificate may be pursued while fulfilling existing requirements in their respective disciplines.

The Certificate in Peace and Post-Conflict Studies is administered by the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts.

Certificate Requirements

★27, including ★21 at the senior level, from the following courses:


*Please contact the PPC Advisor, Political Science, for eligibility of topics courses. Contact information can be found here.

Students wishing to pursue the Certificate in Peace and Post-Conflict Studies must declare their intention through Undergraduate Student Services in the Faculty of Arts. To be awarded the certificate, students must apply though Bear Tracks by the application deadline for graduation (see Academic Schedule, Dates, and Deadlines ).