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Global Conflict and Cooperation

University of Birmingham

12 months
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21240 GBP/year
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The Global Conflict and Cooperation programme from University of Birmingham explores the theory and practice of how individuals, states, and political institutions manage conflict, and develop cooperation in international relations.

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Overview

The MA in Global Conflict and Cooperation will appeal to those interested in combining academic approaches to conflict and cooperation with an understanding of the practice of international diplomacy and confidence-building, decision-making, and conflict mitigation and resolution in world politics.

The degree will enable you to:

  • explore a range of contemporary issues related to managing both conflict and cooperation in different parts of the world;
  • to examine in depth themes such as decision-making in international organisations, the role of individual foreign policy actors and changing structural contexts; and
  • to respond to the need to develop cooperative responses to address major global challenges, as well as to analyse a selection of inter-state and intrastate conflicts.

The Global Conflict and Cooperation programme from University of Birmingham will encourage you to explore a wide variety of themes from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

Career

Our MA students can pursue exciting and stimulating career opportunities with a range of organisations including government agencies, international organisations, the armed forces, NGOs, think-tanks, the media, the political world, and multinational corporations. Our excellent academic training is complemented by networking opportunities and voluntary work placements either at the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) itself, or at one of our partner organisations. All our placements are offered on a competitive basis, over the summer term for a maximum of 20 days in order to allow sufficient time for the completion of your dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Global Cooperation on Global Problems
  • Contemporary Perspectives on Conflict

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A good honours degree (UK 2:1, GPA 3.00) is required for admission to taught Masters programmes. The application form must be supported by two letters of reference, and non-native English overseas students should also submit a statement of English language competence (TOEFL 580/237; IELTS 6.5). Entry at Graduate Diploma level is possible for those with a reasonable first degree. Graduate Diploma students can upgrade to the Msc on satisfactory examination performance.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21240 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9810 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • £4,905 PT (UK)

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
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