12 months
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22840 GBP/year
13360 GBP/year
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About

This pioneering Violence, Conflict and Development programme from SOAS University of London explores the complex links between violent conflict and development, both historically and today.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Why study MSc Violence, Conflict and Development at SOAS

  • we are ranked number 5 in the QS World University Rankings in the subject of Development Studies
  • SOAS is ranked in the top 5 universities in the UK for producing a CEO or Managing Director, according to new research
  • our academics teaching on this programme are research-active and have links to international organisations and NGOs operating in conflict areas
  • as a student, you will be trained to apply empirical methods and analytical skills to accurately determine the effects of violence
  • you will be able to choose from a broad range of optional modules ­– so you can tailor your degree to your own interests and aspiration
  • the department has a Violence, Peace and Development Research Cluster which conducts research activities

Employment

A Violence, Conflict and Development programme from SOAS University of London will further develop your understanding of the world and how society is organised, with specific focus on violence and conflict, the role of aid, refugees and forced migration. Graduates leave with a range of transferable skills, including critical thinking, analytical skills and cultural awareness.

Recent Department of Development Studies graduates have been hired by:

  • Amnesty International
  • BBC World Service
  • British Embassy Brussels
  • Department for International Development
  • Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
  • Embassy of Japan
  • Government of Pakistan
  • Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office
  • International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
  • International Labour Organization (ILO)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Political economy of violence, conflict and development
  • Political Economy of Development 
  • Theory, policy and practice of development
  • Agrarian Development, Food Policy and Rural Poverty
  • Aid and Development
  • Borders and Development
  • Cities and Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

We will consider all applications with 2:ii (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application including supporting statement and references.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    22840 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22840 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13360 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part Time 2 Years:

  • UK: £6,680/year
  • Overseas: £11,420/year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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