Taught course

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict

Institution
University College Dublin · UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy
Qualifications
MScMLitt

Entry requirements

A primary degree with at least Second Class Honours Grade 1 (2H1) in a relevant subject such as political science, international relations, social science, sociology, history, geography, economics, global studies, public policy, development studies, EU studies, law. 2H1 is equivalent to 60 per cent, B minus or 3.08 GPA - in American system: B or 3.00 GPA.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme uses comparative political science models and methods to analyse patterns of conflict and settlement, with a focus on internal violent conflicts, past and present.

  • This course allows analysis of the different ways that religion, ethnicity and inequality combine to generate violence.
  • Specialist resources in the study of theories of ethnicity, identity, conflict; comparative ethnic conflict; Northern Ireland, Western Europe and relevant cognate specialisms in civic republicanism, justice and human rights, international security, European politics, and development studies.
  • Includes additional research components and is particularly suitable if you want a career in research or academia.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

MLitt

full time
24 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations36
Written coursework / continuous assessment36
Dissertation28 (10000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Jean Brennan
Email
spire@ucd.ie
Phone
0035317168182