Kingston University

Kingston University

International Conflict

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.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

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 methods

Assessment is through seminar presentations, essays and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Penrhyn Road Campus Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE South East

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