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About

This Peace, Conflict and Diplomacy degree at London Metropolitan University is designed to give you all the knowledge and skills you need to begin a successful career in the field of conflict transformation and resolution.

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Overview

You’ll examine conflict and diplomacy theory, learn from practitioners’ expertise, and gain skills in analysis and conflict resolution techniques. Our course prepares you for work in mediation practice, foreign aid, journalism, foreign offices, international bodies such as the United Nations (UN) or the public sector.

The Peace, Conflict and Diplomacy MA degree at London Metropolitan University is taught by industry-leading specialists in politics and international relations who have been internationally recognised for their work. On top of this, you’ll benefit from direct teaching by experienced practitioners from International Alert, a leading non-governmental organisation (NGO) that manages conflict resolution issues all around the world.

By examining theoretical and conceptual debates you’ll learn about the nature and origin of political conflict, plus specialist techniques that practitioners use to transform and resolve conflict.

Where this course can take you

We ensure you’re prepared for a range of roles in conflict resolution. Successful graduates could go on to become mediation or conflict resolution practitioners, aid workers or conflict reporters, or work in foreign offices, embassies, the diplomatic services or for international bodies such as the UN.

You’ll also be prepared for further academic study and research in peace and conflict resolution, or other related fields such as politics and international relations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you submit your application to us as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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

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  • International

    16225 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16225 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

PT:

  • UK: £1,035 per 20 credits
  • Int: £1,805 per 20 credits

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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