University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Global Conflict and Peace Processes

The course is designed for students wishing to develop an advanced knowledge of the intellectual terrain of intrastate conflict and contemporary approaches to the management of violent conflict. The course will familiarise students with the theoretical and methodological insights from the fields of sociology, anthropology, political science and human rights. The course analyses a range of international peace processes, themselves well known, in which these themes are explored empirically - Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Lebanon, Sierra Leone.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent professional experience. English language requirements: IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE).

Course modules

Modules include: Global conflict and peace; advanced social theory; qualitative sociology: philosophy and methods; dissertation. Optional modules: post-conflict justice and peacebuilding; radicalization and resistance; refugees and displacement studies; critical approaches to sex, gender and violence.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods vary from course to course and include essays, reports, exercises and presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries, School of Social Science
Telephone number: 
01224 272762