Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies - MA


Lancaster University    Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion

Full time & Part time See Course MA 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Politics & Government (30)

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Are you passionate about understanding the complexities of peace and conflict in today's world? Our Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies MA programme offers you the opportunity to delve deep into the theories and methodologies surrounding these issues. Through engaging with renowned scholars in the field, you will explore both conceptual and empirical aspects of peace and conflict. You can also choose optional modules from Politics to enhance your learning experience. The programme culminates in a self-selected dissertation, allowing you to focus on a subject that truly interests you. A 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant field is required for entry. Non-standard applicants are also welcome to apply.

About the course

Our programme is designed to critically examine the theoretical and methodological issues surrounding the dynamics of peace and conflict in the contemporary world. You will have the opportunity to engage with the work of peace and conflict studies scholars, at both conceptual and empirical levels, and to draw on evidence from a range of recent armed conflicts.

Through the programme we also aim to address techniques in conflict resolution, such as mediation, in order to help you deepen your understanding, and enable you to develop skills in conflict analysis. We encourage you to use optional modules from Politics to support the core programme.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant background.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.


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