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MA Conflict, Governance and International Development

MA Conflict, Governance and International Development

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Development Politics International Studies Development Economics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Gain comprehensive knowledge in the field of international development and equip yourself with the necessary skills to pursue a career in this engaging area.

You’ll specialise in the area of conflict and governance as you discover the challenges faced by states experiencing endemic political instability, violent civil conflict, gross human rights abuses and acute crises of governance.

UEA is the perfect place to help you gain that all-important competitive edge. This course adopts a unique interdisciplinary approach, making it a rewarding choice.

Here, you’ll become part of a community dedicated to excellence and to making a difference on a local, national, and global scale.

OVERVIEW

You’ll focus on the political development goals of sustainable peace, good governance and stable democracy. You’ll also draw on different theoretical approaches and various empirical examples throughout your degree programme. You’ll be challenged to critically assess alternative suggestions for establishing peace and inclusive, durable democracies in developing countries.

Key topics include the possible definitions, arguable causes and consequences of democracy; the political, social and economic effects of different political institutions; and the typically contested origins of violent intrastate conflicts as well as the suggestions that have been made to help overcome them.

Different course options

Full time | University of East Anglia UEA | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

You will be required to produce a short (8000-12000 words) dissertation on an approved topic.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have: 2.1 or equivalent in Social Science. Students should normally have a good undergraduate degree from a recognised higher education institution. The University will also take into account the employment experience of applicants where relevant. It is normal for undergraduate students to apply for entry to postgraduate programmes in their final year of study. Applicants who have not yet been awarded a degree may be offered a place conditional on their attaining a particular class of degree.

University information

The University of East Anglia (UEA) is a campus-based university in Norwich, with a global reputation for its excellent academic, social and cultural facilities, delivered to more than 15,000 students from over 80 countries.Over 4,000 making up its postgraduate community. The University prides itself on the quality of its research, being part of Norwich Research Park, one of the largest communities of researchers in Europe, leading the way...more