Program Details

Semester 1 Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s) DST5201 Introduction to Conflict Analysis and Resolution 5 ECTS DST5202 Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution 5 ECTS DST5204 Reflective Practice in Conflic
Location:
Valletta, Malta
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
This dual degree program combines the faculties of two renowned educational institutions: George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, the oldest and largest programme of graduate conflict studies in the United States, and the University of Malta’s Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies, which has been offering advanced degrees in diplomacy and building bridges between Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East for the past twenty years. The teaching faculty will be provided by S-CAR and MEDAC who will share teaching responsibilities in this program and upon completion students will be awarded with two degrees, one from each institution.

Semester 1 Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s) DST5201 Introduction to Conflict Analysis and Resolution 5 ECTS DST5202 Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution 5 ECTS DST5204 Reflective Practice in Conflict Analysis and Resolution 5 ECTS DST5205 Negotiation 4 ECTS DST5207 Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue 4 ECTS DST5208 Security Issues and Conflict 4 ECTS DST5215 Philosophy and Methods of Conflict Research 3 ECTS Semester 2 Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s) DST5203 International Communication/Media and Conflict 3 ECTS DST5206 Identity and Conflict 4 ECTS DST5209 Economic Issues and Conflict 3 ECTS DST5210 Conflict, Religion and Reconciliation 4 ECTS DST5211 Environmental Conflict and Resolution 4 ECTS DST5212 Legal Systems and Conflict 4 ECTS DST5213 Human Rights and Conflict 4 ECTS DST5214 Ethnic and Cultural Factors in Conflict Resolution 4 ECTS Semester 3 Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s) DST5216 Dissertation 30 ECTS

Upon completion the student will be awarded with two degrees on from from University of Malta MA MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean Security and another from George Mason University - MSc Conflict Analysis and Resolution. The programme carries 90 ECTS. (European Credits Transfer System)
Setting Description:
All lectures are held on block basis and are held in Valletta. The first two semesters are taught and the third and last semester is devoted for the dissertation.
Cost:
International Masters Programmes at the University of Malta in Valletta offer high quality post-graduate degrees that can offer participants completing such a programme a competitive edge in the market. The MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediterranean security combines two degrees one from George Mason University (USA) and the other from the University of Malta (EU). Students will be enrolled at the two Universities and will have access to electronic libraries and other services at both institut

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