University of Manchester
Humanitarianism and Conflict Response
This course focuses on response to crises originating from both conflict-zones and natural disasters; bringing together the study of medicine and humanities provides a holistic approach, which mirrors the reality of aid operations and informs the reflexive processes of both analytical and applied disciplines; students are able to draw synergies from an exceptionally wide breadth of disciplinary traditions and research expertise.
A Master's degree in humanitarian and conflict response, history, politics, anthropology, medicine or related subject; or a Master's in a related subject plus appropriate professional accreditation or experience or a Bachelor's degree (1st or 2.1) plus additional appropriate professional accreditation or experience; candidates without a Master's degree must demonstrate evidence of a competent level of professional experience equivalent to at least 48 months continuous employment; minimum professional experience must be equivalent to at least 36 months continuous employment; this base in professional practice forms the context for the candidate's practice-based research; students whose first language is not English: IELTS a minimum of 7.0 overall; TOEFL minimum score of 600 (paper test) or 250 (computer test).
Modules include: Humanitarianism and conflict response � inquiries; responding to illegal economies and political violence; humanitarianism responses to crises - case studies; history of humanitarian aid - population and displacement. Optional modules: fundamentals of epidemiology; emergency humanitarian assistance; conflict analysis; perspectives on development; global governance; the ethics of killing; war and critical thought; gender, violence and militarism.
Assessment is by a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 4,700 per Academic year (home fees)||48 months|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||48 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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