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You’ll focus on the political development goals of sustainable peace, good governance and stable democracy. You’ll also draw on different theoretical approaches and various empirical examples throughout your degree programme. You’ll be challenged to critically assess alternative suggestions for establishing peace and inclusive, durable democracies in developing countries.
Key topics include the possible definitions, arguable causes and consequences of democracy; the political, social and economic effects of different political institutions; and the typically contested origins of violent intrastate conflicts as well as the suggestions that have been made to help overcome them.
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Degree Subject: Social Science. Degree Classification: 2.1 or equivalent. For more information see our website.
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“My experience has been a very positive one. The lecturers are extremely knowledgeable and supportive, and I liked being able to integrate modules with different specialities.” - MA Conflict, Governance and International Development
“I am proud to be a product of this department because the skills acquired are being applied in my present position at the United Nations. Due to my training at UEA, I now understand the complexities of the role of the media, especially in peacekeeping operations in the world.”
- Public Information Officer, United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission, DR Congo
"I am really applying what I studied at UEA to my job, especially about communication for development. So most of the time when am working I remember our classes and smile."
- Assistant Communication Officer, UNICEF, Nairobi.
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