University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

International Relations (International Peace Keeping)

This programme offers students an advanced knowledge of the politics of contemporary peace operations and humanitarian intervention. It will be of particular interest to those pursuing a career in intergovernmental organisations and some nongovernmental organisations, as well as some mid-career government and private-sector professionals with an interest in security and peacekeeping, in addition to peace building; issues examined include: the sources, causes and nature of civil war; the methodological challenges of studying violent conflict; efforts to prevent, manage and resolve violent conflict; building peace after violent conflict; the place of military force and 'humanitarian intervention' in addressing humanitarian crises; the challenge of addressing 'failed states'.

Course modules

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 16,380 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 7,290 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,645 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,645 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,645 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,645 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,645 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,860 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,860 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,860 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,920 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,860 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,860 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (EU) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,430 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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