Description

Develop a critical understanding of conflict and humanitarian crisis in this distance learning course. Gain skills in peacebuilding and humanitarian response.

This course addresses the core global challenges of conflict and humanitarian crisis, with a practical focus on the tools and approaches that can respond to these challenges. You will examine in-depth the complexities involved in resolving conflict and promoting peace. Additionally, you will also explore sustainable policy solutions that address the needs of those displaced by conflict and natural disaster.

 

Study Details:

MSc 2 years part-time distance-learning

Module Details:

Compulsory course units

These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.

Year 1

  • Conflict, development and peacebuilding
  • Humanitarianism in principle and practice

Year 1: University of Bath residential 1

Attendance at the Sunday 8 to Friday 13 September 2019 residential week is compulsory.

This residential will take place at the University of Bath campus. University accommodation will be available.

Year 2

  • Approaches to human rights in context
  • Negotiating the field: response to conflict, humanitarianism and development in practice
  • Humanitarianism conflict and development dissertation

Year 2: University of Bath residential 2

Attendance at the January 2021 residential week is compulsory.

This residential will take place at the University of Bath campus.

Optional course units

  • Year 1: Residential/Masterclass

Attendance at the February 2020 residential week in Amman, Jordan is optional.

Student Destinations

This course provides an excellent background for those wishing to pursue a career in humanitarian, conflict response, or peacebuilding. It is equally relevant to those already working in the humanitarian and conflict fields, seeking to advance their careers with a deeper level of specialist knowledge.

You will be well qualified to work with development or humanitarian NGOs, the United Nations and other inter-governmental organisations, or in conflict or humanitarian advisor roles in government departments such as DFID.

You could also progress onto doctoral studies.

Fees

Home/EU/Overseas £5,300

Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

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