Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Conflict Transformation and Social Justice

This course provides students with the opportunity to undertake study across the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and beyond, and thus benefit from the enriched interdisciplinary learning environment and expertise of award-winning academic staff. Students will engage with core theories, concepts, issues and debates within conflict transformation and social justice related to the nature and character of conflict, examples of global conflicts, modes and forms of conflict transformation and legal and human rights. Students will study and critically examine the key conceptual, moral, legal, political and cultural issues that relate to conflict, conflict transformation and social justice. This will relate to the fields of political science, law, sociology, history, anthropology, English, drama and psychology. The modules on offer will be streamed and students will have an opportunity to choose a stream that they would wish to specialise.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years

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Institute for the Study of Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
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028 9097 3609