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  Peace and Conflict Studies MSc


Aberdeen University    School of Social Science

Full time & Part time September, January MSc 12 Months Full Time or 24 Months Part Time 31 January 2025
Politics & Government (30) Sociology (33)

About the course

The MSc in Peace and Conflict Studies is designed for students wishing to develop an advanced knowledge of the intellectual terrain of conflict resolution and post-conflict peacebuilding.

Reconstruction and reconciliation are vital to effective conflict resolution, or “peace-making,” as is understanding and addressing the underlying causes of said conflict.  During the MSc in Peace and Conflict Studies you will develop a deeper understanding of the dynamics of well-developed approaches to conflict resolution, and the mechanisms of post-conflict peacebuilding which have developed over the past twenty years.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for admission will normally be expected to hold a relevant Honours degree with a 2:1 standard from a recognised university or body. Applicants may be admitted subject to having an alternative qualification, or an approved level of work experience appropriate to the field of study.

To study for a postgraduate taught degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write English fluently.

The information above is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen. Visit the university website for full programme entry requirements.




Fees

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Student Profile

Kayla Slagter

"This programme attracts incredible students with a wide range of experience and expertise from countries all around the world. My classmates often led discussions from their own experience and so we were able to learn as much from each other as in the classroom.

Following my studies I interned with Concordis International, a peacebuilding organisation based in London, where I gained much more practical experience in programme management and communications."

Scholarships

Full details, including a list of eligible countries, is on the University's Funding Database linked below.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3000

Eligibility

The University of Aberdeen is delighted to offer the Aberdeen Global Scholarship to international postgraduate taught students.

This is a £3,000 tuition fee discount open to eligible self-funded taught Masters students who are classed as international fee status and domiciled in any of the 198 countries and territories not covered under other Aberdeen Global Scholarship options, registered for on-campus programmes who don’t receive an externally funded scholarship from elsewhere, or any other University of Aberdeen scholarships (excluding awards made by the University of Aberdeen Development Trust).

Application Procedure

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Value of Scholarship(s)

20% Discount

Eligibility

A 20% discount for Aberdeen graduates who want to study a postgraduate degree. It applies to the full cost of taught postgraduate programmes and one year of a full time research programme.

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Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

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