University of Sussex
Conflict, Security and Development
A 1st- or upper 2nd-Class undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent), preferably in a humanities or social sciences subject. Relevant degrees include political science, economics, geography, history, law, philosophy, sociology, and area studies. A degree in the social sciences or humanities does not constitute a strict requirement and applicants with degrees in other disciplines will be given due consideration. Relevant work and voluntary experience will also be considered, particularly in cases where candidates fall short of the academic requirement.
Autumn term: Conflict, security and development; new security challenges. Spring term: You choose 2 from: East Asia in the international system; foreign policy analysis; governing global capitalism; human rights in international relations; irregular warfare; peace processes and post-conflict reconstruction; queer international relations; reading foucault in international relations (IR); religions, cultures and civilisations in international relations; rethinking imperialism; Russian foreign and security policy; science, technology and war; terror, security and the state; the global politics of disease and biosecurity; the Middle East in global order; the political economy of development; the political economy of global finance; the political economy of the environment. You also take a research methods and professional skills module, which provides training to prepare you for further research and a professional career. This module is delivered as a series of workshops, including one that prepares you for your dissertation. Summer term: You carry out work on your MA dissertation under the supervision of a member of faculty. There is also a dissertation with a placement option.
Conflict, security and development is assessed by a 5000-word term paper; new security challenges is assessed by an unseen paper; assessment of the spring-term options is by 5000-word term papers. You will also write a 10000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,450 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,060 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sussex House||Brighton||BN1 9RH||South East|
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