Taught course

Post-War Recovery Studies

University of York · Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit - PRDU

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Entry requirements

You should have, or be about to complete, a 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification.

We will consider applications from students with lower qualifications, particularly if you have high marks in relevant modules or appropriate professional experience. If you are applying with a lower qualification, you must include an example of your written work with your application.

Months of entry


Course content

With leading international experts you’ll explore how to bring solution-based approaches to conflict-affected societies.

You'll learn how cutting-edge research is being developed and how to apply major theories of post-war reconstruction to current global challenges.

You'll develop specialist knowledge in the complexities of post-war recovery and gain a mix of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. As the course progresses you'll develop your own specialist areas of interest relating to humanitarian aid, peace-building and post-war reconstruction. You'll gain real-world experience from a field trip to a post-war region and a work experience placement with a local, national or international organisation.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    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 Administrator
+44 (0) 1904 323568