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  Globalisation: Politics, Conflict and Human Rights MA (PGCert PGDip)


University of Brighton    School of Humanities and Social Science

Full time & Part time September PGDip, PGCert, MA Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2 years
Philosophy (28) Politics & Government (30)

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Unleash your potential with the Globalisation: Politics, Conflict and Human Rights MA programme. Delve into the intricate web of contemporary politics, conflict, and human rights through the lens of globalisation. Gain insights into global governance, security, peace-building, and more. The programme offers a robust curriculum, including core modules like Globalisation: Politics, Conflict, and Human Rights, and diverse option modules such as Cultural Memory in the Irish Troubles and Foundations of Critical Theory. With a strong emphasis on critical thinking and research skills, you will be guided by expert tutors to explore key theories and debates in the field. To embark on this transformative journey, a 2:1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject is typically required. However, candidates with alternative qualifications or professional experience are also encouraged to apply. Additionally, the programme provides opportunities for professional placements and postgraduate research, paving the way for diverse career paths in NGOs, media, law, and more. Elevate your understanding of global dynamics and make a lasting impact with this dynamic MA programme.

About the course

This MA explores how contemporary politics, conflict and debates about human rights and security are informed by the processes of globalisation.

You will study topics including human rights and humanitarian intervention, the world economy and the changing global order, global governance and the United Nation system.

You will also cover the growth of global networks and movements, global security, conflict resolution and peace-building, international relations and law, global poverty and development, and the politics of sustainability and environmental decline.

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:1 undergraduate degree in a relevant subject. Candidates with a 2:2 or lower or who do not have a degree will still be considered for admission if they can demonstrate suitable professional experience or substantial experience of the subject area.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

International students whose language skills do not match the IELTS scores set out here should consider applying for this course through the Extended Masters programme at the university's Language Institute.

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