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INCORE: Courses


INCORE is engaged in a range of specialist course provision in partnership with others in the University of Ulster and with outside agencies. Its current teaching includes:

Campus based Postgraduate Courses

MSc in Applied Peace and Conflict Studies

The MSc in Peace and Conflict Studies is an internationally renowned programme offered by leading academics from INCORE and is based on the Magee campus in the historic city of Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. The course mixes comparative peace and conflict studies with country- and region-specific focuses, as well as theoretical issues surrounding peace and conflict study. This programme can be taken in full (1 year) or part-time (2-3 year) modes.

Distance Learning Courses

MSc in Social Research Skills – with Specialisms

This distance learning programme in Social Reseach Skills is delivered by the Faculty of Social Science at the University of Ulster and includes Pg Cert, Pg Dip and MSc exit routes. It provides advanced training in social research skills and policy evaluation in subject areas informed by social policy concerns. Modules on quantitative and qualitative methods and policy evaluation form the core of the programme. Participants in the MSc will also take two specialist modules. INCORE delivers one of the specialist module on Peace and Conflict Research in Divided Societies which can be taken as part of the MSc or as a stand-alone course.

Short Course in Researching Peace and Conflict in Divided Societies

This 12-week accredited programme is taught by academic staff at INCORE and aims to provide an introduction to the key concepts, ideas and debates in the field of peace and conflict research. The course also provides an introduction to the key methodological and ethical issues involved in carrying out research in divided or violent societies. Classes are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information on the programme, click here.

Intensive Residential Courses

Annual International Summer School

INCORE's annual International Summer School was established in 2000 and has attracted over 500participants to date. It is an intensive week of training, networking and discussion. It is facilitated by leading international experts and is aimed at mid and senior level professionals involved in peace and conflict research, practice, education and policymaking.

Typically participants come from academia, the media, non-governmental organizations, government, international organizations, grassroots and civil society groups.

For more information on courses click here

Training Courses, Workshops, Seminars

INCORE also runs various seminars and training courses. A recent highlight is the three-month Peace and Conflict Resolution Programme funded by the British Council involving 20 professionals active in media, academia, government, policy and NGO’s from five south Asian countries.

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