M.A. On Campus

Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies

Savitribai Phule Pune University

24 months
404 USD/year
404 USD/year
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The M.A. in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies at Savitribai Phule Pune University is formulated over four semesters to provide the students a research-oriented teaching and learning environment which will give them a firm foundation in the study of international as well as domestic conflict, war, cooperation and peace.


The Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies course at Savitribai Phule Pune University will provide an integrated study of the global dynamics of security, conflict, and peace relevant to the contemporary world. It will provide detailed historical and theoretical insight into conflict and wars, cooperation and peace and an advanced understanding of the historical, cultural, social and institutional contexts of regional conflicts (South /South East Asia and Middle East- North Africa).

It will expose students to the complexities of conflict and security by focusing on war, grand strategy, arms control, nonproliferation, migration and strategic thought. it will also enhance knowledge related to global and regional organizations working on peace and conflict.

Objectives of the course:

  • Help acquire knowledge and develop theories for the dynamics and causes of different kinds of conflicts.
  • Enable to apply general research skills, knowledge and skillsets while working with organizations dealing with peace and conflict related issues.
  • Offer opportunity to specialize in the study of regional conflicts
  • Help acquire an advanced understanding of the historical, cultural, social and institutional context of the subject area.

Career prospects

  • The course will be beneficial to students and professionals. It will help students in pursing their academic and career goals.
  • Prepare for careers in international / regional organizations.
  • Prepare tor careers in media, specializing in defence.
  • Prepare for careers in think tanks and research oriented institutes.
  • Immensely beneficial to those appearing for Civil Services Examination (CSE).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations & Global Politics
  • Nationalism, Borders, State and Identity
  • Trends in Global Security Expenditure
  • Theory of Conflict and Conflict Resolution
  • Comparative Foreign Policy Analysis
  • India and the World
  • Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
  • Reconstruction and Development
  • Negotiation and Mediation
  • Politics and Conflict in South and South East Asia
  • Indo-Pacific Security Concerns
  • Sustainable Development and Human Security
  • UN, Regional Organizations and International Security
  • Politics and Conflict in the Middle East/North Africa
  • Terrorism and Global Security Laws
  • Global Resources and Security Concerns
  • War and Warfare since the 20th Century

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




80 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Marksheets - originals with photocopies
  • Passport (first and last page copy)
  • Visa copy
  • Updated R.P. copy
  • All documents need to be translated into English
  • It is mandatory that the mark sheet is attested by the Ministry of Education or the Indian Embassy in your country or your Country Mission, i.e. your Embassy or Consulate in India.
  • If the marksheet is from a Foreign University, an Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Equivalence Certificate is mandatory.
  • English proficiency: all foreign students from non-English speaking countries have to take the English Proficiency Test (EPT)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    404 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    404 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 404 USD per year during 24 months.
  • ₹30000
  • University entrance fee (International): $1097


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