Peace and Conflict Studies - MPACS (Conrad Grebel University College)

At a glance:

Application and document submission deadlines

  • February 1 (for admission in September)

Graduate specializations

  • Peace Integration

Study options

  • Coursework

Minimum admission requirements

  • A four-year undergraduate degree (a variety of disciplines are permitted; PACS graduates are not granted advanced placement) with a minimum average of at least 75% in the final 20 courses.
  • The Admissions Committee reserves the right to require additional preparation for students without significant academic background in Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) or a related discipline. This additional preparation may involve completion of a required e-learning course or module, undergraduate course(s) or other appropriate requirement.
  • Previous experience in the field, while not required, will be looked upon favourably.
  • An interview will be required for entrance into the program.
  • PACS may grant alternative admission to a limited number of mature students who do not meet the regular academic admission requirements of a four-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Three references, at least two academic.
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26) IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • To determine the tuition and incidental fees per term for your program, visit the Graduate program tuition page on the Finance website. Once you are on the page:
    • Choose your program type: master’s & diploma programs or doctoral programs
    • Choose your residency status: Canadian/permanent resident or international
    • Choose a term (tuition amounts for future terms are posted approximately two months prior to the start of each term and incidental fees are subject to change)
    • Find your program under the appropriate faculty. Tuition amounts are listed per term, with three terms occurring over the course of a year.
  • Review the study and living costs