Gender, Violence and Conflict - MA

University of Sussex School of Global Studies

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Study in the School of Global Studies at Sussex, ranked 1st in the world for development studies

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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

Engage critically with debates around the relationships between gender, violence and conflict. You’ll consider perspectives from anthropology, international relations, sociology and law. You have the opportunity to explore critical and feminist approaches to social research and its ethics.

The course focuses on:
-Gendered experiences of violence
-Conflict and peace
-Masculinities and femininities
-Representations and embodiment
-Institutionalisation of violence

How will I study?

In the autumn and spring terms, you’ll take core modules and options. In the summer, you undertake supervised work on your dissertation.

Assessment is through term papers, coursework assignments, practical exercises and presentations as well as the final 10,000-word dissertation.



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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in the social or natural sciences. Applications must be accompanied by a detailed personal statement. Applicants with other degrees or relevant practical work experience will also be considered. English language requirements - Standard level (IELTS 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each section).

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