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Peace and Conflict Studies

Uppsala University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
9931 EUR/year
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About

The Master Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University gives you a broad skill-set with specialised knowledge in conflict management and peacebuilding at both a national and global level.

Overview

Upon completion of the Master Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies from Uppsala University you will have acquired a thorough understanding of advanced issues in peace and conflict research and will be able to critically examine, assess and analyse the origin, dynamics and resolution of armed conflicts on a scientific basis.

You will acquire knowledge and skills that provide you with the capacity to solve problems independently and the ability to monitor and critically evaluate the development of knowledge within peace and conflict research independently.

Career

As a graduate of the Master's Programme in Peace and Conflict Studies, you are well prepared for a professional career as analysts or researchers in the private and public sector, both nationally and internationally. You gain a broad competence in the field with special knowledge of how to moderate conflict and build peace and justice at national and global levels.

Alumni work at international organisations such as the United Nations and the World Bank, various national ministries and governmental agencies in Sweden and abroad, as well as in various national and international non-governmental organisations. Job titles include Associate Protection Officer at UNHCR in Colombia, Foreign Policy Officer at New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Information Analyst at United Nations Mission in South Sudan.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Conflict Resolution
  • War and Development
  • Social Psychological Foundations of Intergroup Conflict
  • Non-violent Conflicts: Causes, Strategies and Outcomes
  • Negotiating Global Challenges
  • Emerging Security Threats

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.Also required is:

  • 90 credits in peace and conflict studies, or 90 credits in a related relevant discipline and 30 credits in peace and conflict studies or the equivalent; and
  • a summary, in English, of a Bachelor's thesis or another independent academic work in peace and conflict studies or the equivalent that you are the only author of (about 3,000 words excluding references).

Students are selected based on:

  • the quality of previous university studies and relevance of previous studies. Special emphasis is placed on the quality of the written academic work
  • a statement of purpose; and
  • two letters of recommendation from teachers judging the academic skills of the applicant.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9931 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19863 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA

  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 200000

Funding

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