Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Humanitarian Action and Conflict

The course is aimed at experienced practitioners, whether currently in the field or between missions, who wish to improve their understanding and competencies, develop new skills and reflect on their practices; it aims to enhance knowledge of and develop practical competences in: the understanding of specific contexts of humanitarian actions, particularly violent, turbulent or conflict environments as well as the urban and built environments, and their impacts on the nature of humanitarian responses; a range of theories, concepts and analysis in order to investigate specific issues related to the different dimensions and challenges of humanitarian actions; the use of existing context mapping tools, impact assessment techniques and project cycle management; action research methods and self reflective approaches to humanitarian action in order to reflect on practices and to develop specific tools related to specific contexts and crises.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in a relevant discipline and some experience in the field of humanitarian action; hold a relevant recognised diploma or professional qualification; hold no specific diploma but have substantial and proven field experiences in humanitarian action and related fields.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning £ 2,380 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
PgCert Distance learning £ 2,380 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

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