Taught course

Humanitarianism, Aid & Conflict

SOAS University of London · Department of Development Studies

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent). Relevant work experience may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Humanitarianism, Aid & Conflict builds on the strength of existing expertise in violence and conflict and provides analytical training on the challenges of contemporary humanitarian aid provision. The programme presents students with a history of the architecture of aid in humanitarian contexts and engages with a set of debates relating to the political and logistical challenges to humanitarian aid, and the critiques that have been made of it.

The programme is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of humanitarian aid and its interaction with violent conflict.

Information for international students

For details, including English language requirements, please see SOAS website

Fees and funding

For details of postgraduate fees, please see SOAS website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Studies
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