University of Stirling

University of Stirling

International Conflict and Cooperation

This course looks at the dynamics of international conflict and cooperation in light of major developments such as the end of the Cold War, the 9/11 terror attacks and the Arab Spring. The course takes a thematic approach to conflict resolution and the role of international organisations to focus on the role of conflict prevention and management in specific geographical areas in addition to the development and regulation of conflict in relation to factors such as natural resources and migration.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. IELTS score of 6.0 (5.5 in all bands)

Course modules

Modules include: International conflict and cooperation analysis; international organisation; approaches to international politics; research skills and methods; conflict in independent Africa; middle east; peoples in movement: migrants, refugees and human security; climate change, human security and resource conflicts; research dissertation project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by presentations, essays and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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