Taught course

Security, Conflict and Human Rights

Institution
University of Exeter · Politics
Qualifications
MRes

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Entry requirements

For admission to the programme we would normally expect that you hold a 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a social science subject e.g. Psychology, Sociology, Social Policy, Politics and International Relations, Arab and Islamic Studies, Law or History.

However, the programme has been designed for students from a wide range of first degree backgrounds, enabling them to broaden their knowledge in this field. Non-standard applications will be considered on their merits.

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • You’ll examine the latest critical thinking and key issues surrounding the field of security studies and explore new ways to develop better strategies for resolving conflicts and securing social justice
  • We draw upon sociological and socio-legal research including human rights, violence and ethnopolitics, culture and practice, and political and legal research on sovereignty, institutions and interventions
  • Forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership and funding may be available for UK/EU students embarking on the programme and wishing to work towards a PhD
  • Our seminar series and highly successful annual postgraduate conference brings together researchers from across all humanities and social sciences disciplines

Information for international students

For full information, including English language requirements and international equivalencies, please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/securitymres/#fees
International students
https://www.exeter.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/politics/securitymres/#fees

We invest heavily in scholarships for talented prospective Masters students. This is in addition to the UK Government’s Postgraduate Loan Scheme. For information on how you can fund your postgraduate degree at the University of Exeter, please visit the postgraduate study pages on our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    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

Name
Enquiries Team
Email
ssis-admissions@exeter.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1392 723192