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Peace and Development Work 

Linnaeus University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
10953 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the Peace and Development Work programme from Linnaeus University you study the relationship between poverty, conflicts and sustainable development as well as political room for manoeuvre for change.

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The Peace and Development Work programme from Linnaeus University  is for students who are looking for a specialisation in issues linked to peace, development and international development co-operation. 

We focus on current research concerning development as well as the practical work carried out by international institutions, non-governmental organisations and social movements.

In the program we also discuss communication issues and how they can influence international development.


The objective of the programme is to create possibilities for future employment within e.g., civil society and international organisations that deal with Peace and development issues. During your study you have the possibility to work together with an organisation or to conduct a field study in a developing country. Students develop both analytical capabilities and practical skills which are necessary for work in the complex reality of international development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The international context and the politics of peace and development
  • Development theory and economic development
  • Peace Negotiations
  • Policy processes, implementation and evaluation
  • Method and Research Strategies
  • Methods of fieldwork
  • Degree project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To meet the entry requirements for master's level (second cycle or graduate) studies, you must have been awarded a Bachelor's degree (equivalent to a Swedish kandidatexamen) from an internationally recognised university.
  • A minimum of 90 credits in a Social Science, Humanities or Economics main area, including a degree project of at least 15 credits, or the equivvalent. 
  • English B/6 or the equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10953 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10953 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Tuition fee, first payment: 55,000 SEK
  • Tuition fee, total: 110,000 SEK


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