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Credit Units: 2
Mr. Awosusi, E.O. (B.A, M.A) & Mr. Ogbuleke, E. Loveday, Email Id:;, College of Education and Social Sciences Department: General Studies

Course description:

This course examines the fundamentals of peace and conflict resolution by exposing students to the meaning, nature, concepts, types, causes, stages and classification, of peace and conflict. It also dwells on the practical knowledge and understanding of different conflict management strategies. 

Learning Objectives and outcomes: 

This course is designed to to acquaint students with the practical knowledge and understanding of the basic concepts, ideas, themes, perspective of peace studies and conflict resolution. The overall aim is to introduce students to the fundamental issues and requirements for foundational principles of peace studies and conflict resolution for practical applications in their daily lives, and to foster societal stability and development. To attain this, students will be introduced to the: 

➢ General background and basis of the fundamental of peace studies and conflict resolution 

➢ Meaning, trend and trajectories of peace studies and conflict resolution 

➢ nature of conflict and processes of conflict resolution 

➢ Benefits of peace education and global trends in peace studies and conflict resolution 

➢ Importance of social conflict and conflict management, transformation and resolution.

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