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Peace, Conflict and Diplomacy

London Metropolitan University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
13250 GBP/year
8950 GBP/year
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About

This Peace, Conflict and Diplomacy MA degree at London Metropolitan University is taught by specialists in politics and international relations, many of whom are internationally recognised for the quality of their work.

Overview

Drawing on both academic and practitioner expertise, this master’s course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills you'll need to begin a career in the field of conflict transformation and resolution, whether in the public sector or for non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

This Peace, Conflict and Diplomacy MA degree at London Metropolitan University is designed to provide you with an understanding of the theoretical and conceptual debates about the nature and origin of political conflict. It will equip you with knowledge of the specialist techniques employed by conflict resolution experts to transform and resolve conflicts. It will also act as a stepping stone to doctoral study in peace and conflict resolution, as well as related politics and international relations fields.

To provide this combination of academic and practical knowledge, the expertise of full-time academic staff will be supplemented by that of experienced conflict resolution practitioners from International Alert. This is a leading non-governmental organisation (NGO) whose staff have led and participated in conflict resolution exercises around the world.

After the course

This course will provide focused preparation for work in the field of conflict resolution. In addition, the degree will be beneficial for a career in journalism, the diplomatic services or social research.

Programme Structure

Example modules include:

  • Applied Conflict Transformation
  • The Practice of Diplomacy
  • International Conflict Resolution
  • Human Security
  • Religion and International Relations
  • International Security
  • International Law and International Order
  • History and Theory of Human Rights
  • Explaining Violence
  • Dissertation: Peace, Conflict and Diplomacy

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a minimum of a lower second class (2.2) honours degree in a relevant discipline such as politics, international relations, international development, or social and behavioural sciences (applications are also welcome from those who have experience in conflict resolution or who possess relevant professional qualifications)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part-time

  • UK/EU: £995 per 20 credits
  • International: £1,470 per 20 credits

Funding

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