University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Security, Conflict and International Development

This course will provide an in-depth analysis of the strategic security and justice challenges faced by countries emerging from conflict. The course is designed specifically for those working - or planning to work - in international development. You will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of conflict prevention and recovery. The course includes 6 modules and a dissertation which allow you to focus on an area relevant to your own professional development. You will also have access to our security, conflict and international development panel of experts. The panel allows you to interact with a broad range of international experts and enhances your learning experience.

Entry requirements

At least a 2.1 degree or an equivalent professional qualification; applicants without an undergraduate degree who can demonstrate significant work experience and knowledge considered individually. IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required if English is not an applicant's 1st language.

Course modules

Core modules currently include: conflict prevention, response and recovery; post-conflict rule of law security; research methods in security, conflict and international development; security sector reform; human rights, justice and security; international security risks; dissertation.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed by a written assignment of 3,500 words for each module studied.
Please note: due to regular enhancement of the university's courses, please refer to Leicester's own website or/and terms and conditions for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,015 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning March 2017 GBP 13,015 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 6,510 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning March 2017 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning March 2017 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning March 2017 GBP 6,510 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning March 2017 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning March 2017 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Distance learning March 2017 GBP 5,415 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (EU) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (England) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 13,015 per Whole course (International) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (EU) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (England) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning March 2017 GBP 13,015 per Whole course (International) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Distance learning March 2017 GBP 10,830 per Whole course (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Social Science Distance Learning Team
Telephone number: 
0116 252 7575