BSc Peace and Conflict Resolution

BSc Peace and Conflict Resolution

ABOUT bsc peace & conflict resolution program
"Transform Conflict into Cooperation: Promote Peace and Justice with a BSc in Peace and Conflict Resolution."
The BSc Peace and Conflict Resolution program at FBIU is designed to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to navigate and influence the complex world of international diplomacy, peace, and conflict. Through an exploration of key historical and contemporary issues, as well as the theoretical and practical aspects of conflict and peacekeeping, students will develop a deep understanding of the processes and structures that create conflict and peace. Emphasizing hands-on learning, the program equips students with practical tools and methods for resolving conflicts, building peace, and promoting social justice, preparing them for a range of careers in international relations, human rights, diplomacy, and more.

Course Structure

Program run for four (4) academic years for UTME candidates and three (3) years for Direct Entry candidates.

4 Years Program

Intakes: From June
Year 1 - 100 Level

Element of Government
Intro. To Conflict Resolution Process
Intro. Peace Education
Principle of Economic I
Introduction to Computer & Application
English& Communications
Introduction to French Language I
History of Philosophy of Peace Studies
Ethnography and Social Structure of Nigeria
Introduction to law
Introduction of Sociology
History & Philosophy of Science
Use of Library, Study Skills & ICT
Introduction to French Language II

Year 2 - 200 Level

Culture Values and Conflict in Nigeria
Sociology of Crime & Delinquency
Human Right Law
International Politics of the Environment
Peace Keeping & Conflict Resolution
French Language I
Philosophy, Logic & Human Existence
Understanding War and Conflict
Social Alternatives
New States in World Politics
Fundamentals of Peace Studies
Security Practice Management
Globalization & Equity
Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Year 3 - 300 Level

Terrorism and Global Conflict
Resource Access and Conflict
Philosophies & Great Personation of Peace
History of Conflict in Nigeria
Early Warming Mechanism
Research Method I
The Media Information Management & Conflict
Peace and Conflict Resolution
French Language II
Military Intervention and Conflict
International system of Peace & Conflict Management
Urban Violence & Security
Peace Building, Monitoring & Evaluation
Research Method II
Gender in War & Peace
Cultism, Substance Abuse & Conflict
Venture Creation

Year 4 - 400 Level

Contemporary Strategic Study
Negotiation & Conflict Resolution
International Organization & Peace Building
Weapons proliferation & Conflict
War & Society in the Middle East
Crime, Punishment & Prevention
French language III
Conflict Modelling & Peace Building
Nigerian Civil War
Governance, International Law and fundamental Human Right
Foreign Polices of Great Power
Research Project

Entry Requirements

Entry into 100 Level
Candidate must
- pass Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) with minimum required points in Any three Subjects from Arts or Social Science subjects and Use of English.
- pass FBIU Screening/Post UTME.
- have Credit level in 5 subjects (English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry and Physics), the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or together with an appropriate pass in the Joint Admission & Matriculation Board (JAMB) Examination, at not more than two (2) sittings.
200 Level Direct Entry

Candidates with pass in the General Certificate of Education (GCE) at advanced level in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Zoology) and also with a minimum of 5 credits in the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English Language and Mathematics at ‘O’ level: in addition to satisfying the minimum entry requirements through JAMB, or graduates with at least a second class honours degree (22) in related disciplines, but must also have a minimum of 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at ‘O’ level. Holders of Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Certificate who must also have a minimum of 5 credits in the subjects stipulated at O’ level are eligible. Holders of Interim Joint Matriculation Board (IJMB) certificate with biology, chemistry physics subjects combination with at least 12 points, and also have minimum of 5 credits in the subjects listed above.

Transfer to the program (Intra/Inter University)

This is applicable for candidates that satisfy entry level and direct entry level above and other regulations of the University as reviewed from time to time.