Normally an upper second class Honours degree in Politics, International Relations or an allied discipline, or equivalent qualification.
Months of entry
The MSc combines core modules in International Conflict and Cooperation and International Organisation in Semester 1 with a research methods course. In the Semester 2, research methods continues and students take two option modules from a range of choices that focus on the Middle East, Africa, Migration and Resource Conflicts amongst others.
The course looks at the dynamics of international conflict and cooperation in light of major developments such as the end of the Cold War, the 9/11 terror attacks and the Arab Spring. The course takes a thematic approach to conflict resolution and the role of international organisations to focus on the role of conflict prevention and management in specific geographical areas in addition to the development and regulation of conflict in relation to factors such as natural resources and migration.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your proficiency such as a minimum IELTS score of 6 (minimum 5.5 in each skill), or TOEFL: Listening 21, Reading 22, Speaking 23, Writing 21.
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
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Course contact details
- Dr Andrew Glencross
- +44 (0) 1786 467571