Taught course

Conflict, Security and Development MSc

Institution
University of Birmingham · International Development Department
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a good Honours degree, or equivalent from an approved university (or an equivalent professional qualification in a related field). Degrees from all disciplines are considered - A candidate's work experience is also taken into consideration. Applicants whose previous experience has not fully prepared them for an intensive one-year Masters programme may opt to undertake a course of study beginning with a one-year Graduate Diploma in International Development with English.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme explores the issues of conflict, security and development from an interdisciplinary standpoint, combining the theoretical rigour of security studies and the practical experience of development.
The programme is designed for individuals already working in development or diplomacy or recent graduates with some work/volunteer experience seeking careers in development or diplomacy, or in NGOs related to conflict and post-conflict reconstruction.
Students will be part of the vibrant postgraduate community in the Department.

Information for international students

International students can find details of scholarships at http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/international/students/scholarships/index.aspx

Fees and funding

IDD offers four bursaries up to the value of 50% of students' fees (EU or overseas). Please contact the Department directly for more information (tel: +44 (0)121 414 5034). Students can also request a Sources of Finance booklet for further information by emailing: financialsupport@bham.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
IDD Postgraduate Office
Email
d.l.beard@bham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 414 5034