Taught course

Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies

Institution
Lancaster University · Politics and International Relations
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent. Relevant professional qualifications and experience will also be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This MA programme is designed to critically examine the theoretical and methodological issues surrounding the dynamics of peace and conflict in the contemporary world. The programme engages with the work of leading peace and conflict studies scholars at both conceptual and empirical levels and draws on evidence from a range of recent armed conflicts.

The programme also addresses techniques in conflict resolution such as mediation in order to deepen our understanding and develop practical skills in conflict analysis and uses optional modules from Politics to support the core programme.

Students take five taught modules each assessed by a 5,000 word essay.

Core Modules

· Conflict Management and Contemporary Conflicts

· Theory and Methods in Postgraduate Studies

· Dissertation (20,000 words)

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7250 per year
International students
£15,500 per year

www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment60
Dissertation40 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
pprpg@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 594 262
Fax
+44 (0) 1524 594 238