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Conflict, Governance and Development MA


University of York Department of Politics

Full time & Part time September MA Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years

About the course

Development is an inherently political process of change that tests human relationships.

By exploring these relationships you’ll see the connections between violent and non-violent conflict, processes of development, and how they relate to the governance of our modern world.

This course combines a strong focus on the major theories of development with empirical analysis of the experiences of particular countries and regions. You’ll examine key conflict and development case studies and apply major theories of international development to deepen your understanding of local, national and global processes of change as part of this dynamic course.

The York approach

Every course at York is built on a distinctive set of learning outcomes. These will give you a clear understanding of what

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Entry Requirements

2:1 or equivalent. We are willing to consider applicants with lower qualifications, particularly if you have high marks in relevant modules and/or appropriate professional experience. Additional information may be requested.


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