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The Politics of Conflict and Violence

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About

The Politics of Conflict and Violence degree offered at the University of Leicester will provide you with the skills and resources necessary to ask critical questions about the politics of conflict and violence in the modern world. 

Overview

During the The Politics of Conflict and Violence programme offered at the University of Leicester by combining theoretical and empirical approaches, you will explore the politics, sites, logics, technologies and ethics of conflict and violence.

You will complete one core module - 'The Politics of Conflict and Violence' - then choose three option modules which, along with your chosen dissertation subject, allow you to focus on your preferred specialisms. You will have the opportunity to conduct advanced study on subjects which include:

  • the politics of war and peace
  • the politics of nuclear weapons and arms control
  • humanitarian intervention
  • the political legacies of conflict
  • the changing character of war
  • the nature and theoretical conceptualisation of violence

Careers and employability

Our postgraduate degrees are an excellent way to enhance your expertise and career prospects. A postgraduate course in politics and/or international relations provides a foundation for a wide range of career options. You may seek to use your knowledge to work in government service, international organisations or areas of political research and journalism. Or you may opt to look for employment in an unrelated field such as banking, business or teaching where your MA will be respected as a postgraduate qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The Politics of Conflict and Violence
  • Critical War Studies
  • American Interventionism after the Cold War
  • Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union
  • Diplomatic Systems
  • Intelligence: Key Concepts and Debates
  • International Security
  • Post Cold War World Order
  • Theories of International Relations
  • The International Politics of Protection

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 degree or equivalent in Politics, History, International Relations or another related subject.
  • Equivalent relevant professional experience may be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9305 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9305 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9305 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9305 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Funding

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