University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Peace and Conflict Studies

These programme provide students with the opportunity to engage with specific foundations of peace and conflict theory, as well as broader issues including peace building, peace processes, children and youth in conflict, reconciliation and reconstruction. The programme addresses a series of case studies across a range of geographical spaces including sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, Eastern Europe and China.

Entry requirements

Minimum UK 2.1 Honours degree, or equivalent, GPA of 3.6 or better on a 4 point scale. All applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0, or a TOEFL 600 or better.

Course modules

There are 2 core modules: Issues in peace and conflict (semester 1); peace and conflict theory (sememster 1). Semester 2 allows students to take elective modules from an extensive list that includes: Civil war, genocide and transformation in Rwanda (includes fieldtrip); conflict, gender and generation.

Assessment methods

MPhil: 9 months of coursework and supervised research thesis of 40,000 words, completed over 15 months.

Sponsorship information

Carnegie-Cameron bursaries; entrant accommodation bursary; Formula Santander postgraduate scholarship; recent graduate discount; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Secretary for International Relations
Telephone number: 
01334 462945