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  MA Conflict, Governance and Development

University of York    Department of Politics and International Relations

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time Award winner
Politics & Government (30)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MA Conflict, Governance and Development programme. Delve into the intricate web of global politics, conflict resolution, and sustainable development through a dynamic curriculum that blends theory with real-world case studies. Engage in vibrant discussions across core modules such as Theories and Policies of Development, Governance, and Conflict and Development. Explore diverse topics with option modules like Gender and Migration, Global Governance, and Ethics & World Politics. The programme culminates in a 12,000-word dissertation, allowing you to showcase your expertise in a chosen area of interest. With a strong emphasis on research and practical application, you'll be guided by world-leading academics to excel in a global workplace. Entry requirements include a 2:1 or equivalent, with flexibility for relevant professional experience. Equip yourself with transferable skills and open doors to a wide array of career opportunities in government, NGOs, media, and more. Join us at the Department of Politics in Derwent College for an enriching academic experience.

About the course

Investigate the challenges that face our rapidly evolving but delicately balanced world

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.

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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.

You will need to submit an example of written work with your application.

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English l

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