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Security, Conflict and Human Rights PhD

Security, Conflict and Human Rights PhD

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Full time | Streatham Campus | 1 year | SEP-21

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Armed Forces Conflict Management (Business) Legal Rights (Law)

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

  • 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

Careers
Career Paths

The MRes Security, Conflict and Human Rights is a training programme designed to equip you with the research skills necessary to progress to a doctoral research degree, or to embark upon on a career as a political researcher.

Employer valued skills

You will develop a range of academic, knowledge-based and personal skills:

Advanced independent thinking
Experience of working as an individual on challenging material
The ability to reflect on your learning, evaluate personal strengths and weakness, and map out a plan of personal development based on those reflections
Experience of working as a participant and/or leader of a group, and of contributing effectively to the planning and achievement of that group’s objectives
Experience of giving presentations to others in your field
The ability to construct a rigorous argument, and defend that argument citing relevant sources, both in written form and orally

Careers support

The Exeter University careers advisory service offer expert guidance to all students and will help you plan your future through activities such as psychometric testing, employer presentations, skills events, practice job interviews and CV preparation. Visit the employment and professional development pages for more information, including podcasts and profiles, about the range of support available.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

For all research degrees you will normally be required to have obtained or expect to obtain a first degree equivalent to at least a UK 2:1 Honours degree. You will need at least a 2:1 or its equivalent in order to be considered by any of the main funding bodies. For some programmes we also consider evidence of relevant personal, professional and educational experience.

University information

The University of Exeter is a research university that is a member of the leading research- oriented UK universities, The Russell Group, The European University Association and the AMBA. As demonstrated in the REF 2014, 98% of the University of Exeter’s postgraduate research has been rated to be of international quality. Out of its 25,000 students, 5,500 of these are postgraduates, studying across Exeter’s three main campuses located across...more

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