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.
An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent; students whose 1st language is not English are required to hold IELTS 7.0; or 600 TOEFL paper-based or 250 computer-based.
Modules include: Humanitarianism and conflict response: inquiries; humanitarian responses to crises: case studies; performance in theory and practice; border-crossings: comparative cultures of diaspora; the history of humanitarian aid; memory: translation, media and intercultural relations; english as a global language; reconstruction and development; conflict analysis; fundamentals of epidemiology.
Assessment is by a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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