Courses Catalogue

Conflict Resolution & Peace Building

COURSE CODE: DVS3202
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 0
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Social Work And Social Administration, Bachelor
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Humanities and Social Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

The course offers a foundation stone on which any work in an area affected by conflict can be build. It exposes scholars to wider areas of development challenges to which urgent attention with durable peace is desired. The focus, however, will be on practical applications, while sufficient attention will be given to theory. The study induces basic ideas for thinking about conflict, violence and peace. It also introduces frameworks for thinking about intervention in conflict. It exposes students to a wider array of development challenges to which urgent attention is needed in post conflict situation. The course is consciously focused on the African context for purposes of relevance and practicability.

COURSE AIM
To offer a foundation stone on which any work in an areas affected by conflict can be built.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course, learners should be able to:-

  • Analyze the ideologies of contemporary conflict Resolution Theory and Practice. 
  • Develop essential skills necessary to influence strategic thinking for effective conflict resolution.
  • Develop a greater understanding to analyze the social and political conflicts in developing world