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Conflict, Security and Development

The University of Exeter

12 months
Duration
20500 GBP/year
10000 GBP/year
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About

During the Conflict, Security and Development programme at The University of Exeter, you’ll gain an insider’s view of the challenges faced by organisations and government agencies when responding to humanitarian crises, civil wars and international conflict

Overview

  • Benefit from an accredited work placement in the UK or overseas in the development, diplomacy or policy making sectors
  • Expand your knowledge with regular extra-curricular departmental talks by policy makers, activists and visiting scholars
  • By taking the Conflict, Security and Development programme at The University of Exeter you will learn from world-leading experts with real-world experience
  • In a time of constant global change your understanding of complex political and cultural issues will be highly relevant to a range of careers in international politics, security and development

Careers

In addition to the academic and knowledge-based skills provided by this programme’s subject material, your studies will also develop personal skills which are highly valued by employers, such as:

  • Advanced independent thinking, with the ability to undertake self-directed learning and time management to achieve consistent, proficient and sustained attainment
  • Experience of working as an individual on challenging material
  • The ability to reflect on your learning, evaluate personal strengths and weakness, and map out a plan of personal development based on those reflections
  • Competence with standard IT applications, and an understanding of efficient and effective ways to obtain information from library, database, and online sources.
  • Experience of working as a participant and/or leader of a group, and of contributing effectively to the planning and achievement of that group’s objectives
  • Experience of giving presentations to others in your field
  • The ability to construct a rigorous argument, and defend that argument citing relevant sources, both in written form and orally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conflict, Security and Development in World Politics
  • Work Placement in Conflict, Security and Development
  • Dissertation Skills
  • Management and Governance: Comparing Public Administration around the World
  • Policy and Politics: the theory and Strategy of Delivering Public Services
  • Public Sector Finance for Managers
  • The Politics, Policy and Practice of Sustainable Development

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Whilst we don’t have a formal deadline for application, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We are looking for graduates with a 2:1 or above in their first degree. While we normally only accept applicants who meet this criteria, if you have a high 2:2 or equivalent, are coming from a different academic background which is equivalent to degree level, or have relevant work experience, we would welcome your application.
  • Pearson58 with no less than 55 in all communicative skills.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 GBP/year
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  • National

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK fees per year:

  • £5,000 part-time

Living costs for Exeter

649 - 1087 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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