Keele University

Keele University

Dialogue Studies

The context underpinning this course is the need to understand and respond to the problems and challenges generated by the UK's diverse society. It is intended to the equip students with the knowledge, understanding and skills to effectively engage in and lead meaningful dialogue advancing intercultural interaction, community cohesion and proactive citizenship. It develops reflective practitioners and students of dialogue equipped to examine and evaluate theories of dialogue and carry them forward with appropriate adaptations and innovations.

Entry requirements

Students should have a good degree of a 2.2 from an awarding UK institution, or its equivalent. It is not necessary to hold the degree in politics or international relations. For students who fall short of this requirement, relevant work experience, or evidence of experience in the field, can be considered as an alternative.

Course modules

Semester 1: approaches in dialogue; learning and research skills. Optional modules (choose 1): approaches to European integration: history and practice; comparative European politics; diplomatic law; the changing international agenda.
Semester 2: dialogue work placement; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment will vary between modules but typically will involve presentations, coursework, and essays. The dissertation will be on a topic of the student's choice relating to intercultural dialogue, community cohesion, diversity, citizenship or conflict resolution. Students will be assigned supervisors who they will meet on a regular basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,260 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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