This course will provide you with a substantial grounding in the theory and history of international conflict and of intra- and inter-state disputes in the contemporary international system. It explores the multidisciplinary theoretical roots of international conflict, drawing on contributions from subjects such as international relations, politics, economics, sociology and history.This course also enables you to examine and analyse the various issues and dynamics that shape and influence conflict in the modern world, as well as explore the practical tools available to manage and resolve conflict.
A 2nd Class degree or above or equivalent in a related area; relevant non-certified learning; an appropriate combination of certificated and non-certificated learning; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
Modules include: Applied research project; conflict theory and resolution; contemporary issues and case studies in security and conflict; dissertation; research skills. Optional modules: environmental politics: movements and ideas; from state to global politics; human rights: architectures, actors, activism; international political economy; nationalism and modernity; political communication, advocacy and campaigning; strategies for achieving human rights; terrorism, political violence and human rights; the theory and practice of international relations; cybercrime: context, form, risk, and regulation; freedom, censorship and subversion; from mass media to new media: theories, approaches, applications; influencing crime and justice policy; media and cinema in a global context; critical perspectives on politics; genocide and crimes against humanity; globalisation in an age of US hegemony; starry eyed and laughing: music, film and politics.
Assessment is through seminar presentations, essays and dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 2,650 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Penrhyn Road Campus||Kingston upon Thames||KT1 2EE||South East|
0844 855 2177