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Security, Conflict and Human Rights

The University of Exeter

12 months
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19500 GBP/year
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About

Join the Security, Conflict and Human Rights programme at The University of Exeter and you’ll examine the latest critical thinking and key issues surrounding the field of security studies and explore new ways to develop better strategies for resolving conflicts and securing social justice.

Overview

  • We draw upon sociological and socio-legal research including human rights, violence and ethnopolitics, culture and practice, and political and legal research on sovereignty, institutions and interventions
  • Forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership and funding may be available for UK/EU students embarking on the programme and wishing to work towards a PhD
  • Our seminar series and highly successful annual postgraduate conference brings together researchers from across all humanities and social sciences disciplines

Careers

The Security, Conflict and Human Rights programme at The University of Exeter is a training programme designed to equip you with the research skills necessary to progress to a doctoral research degree, or to embark upon on a career as a political researcher.

You will develop a range of academic, knowledge-based and personal skills:

  • Advanced independent thinking
  • 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
  • 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:

  • Contemporary Debates in Security, Conflict and Justice
  • Interdisciplinary Research Design
  • Dissertation
  • Quantitative Data Analysis in Political Science 
  • Applied Quantitative Data Analysis
  • Qualitative Methods in Social Research 

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

  • For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a social science subject e.g. Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, Politics and International Relations, Arab and Islamic Studies, Law or History.
  • However, the programme has been designed for students from a wide range of first degree backgrounds, enabling them to broaden their knowledge in this field. Non-standard applications will be considered on their merits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees per year:

  • UK: £5,000 
  • International:  £9,750 

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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