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HUMS651: Case Studies in Humanitarian Action: Advanced Policy and Practice

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

February 13, 2018

Subject Level

Graduate

Course Description

Examines special topics in humanitarian policy and practice through comparative case study and discussion with experts in the field. Topics may vary from year to year, and will draw from current and anticipated issues of concern in a range of humanitarian contexts. Focuses on the connections between humanitarian principles and operations and their longer term development and sustainability consequences, placing particular emphasis on extracting lessons learned from recent cases. Examples may include protracted conflicts, political dimensions of humanitarian funding and action, population movements, homelessness, transition from the humanitarian stage to the development phase, and the efficacy of cross-cutting programming initiatives (e.g., gender, vulnerability). Pre-requisites: One of CAMN502, DEMN502, HSPB500, JUST502.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
February 13, 2018 April 15, 2018 $2125.83 Online
March 25, 2019 May 26, 2019 TBD Online
July 15, 2019 September 15, 2019 TBD Online