Course Overview

On this innovative degree you'll be taught by academic staff with a commitment to teaching and research and examine how conflicts can be resolved and prevented within the context of global politics and international security. In year one, you’ll be introduced to core concepts through the module Politics and Governance in the Contemporary World plus two further courses either from within the Department or from a wide range of courses offered by other Departments in the University.

In your second and third years, you’ll examine peace and conflict resolution in detail. You can select from second year modules which include Introduction to Peace Studies; International Relations and Security, and Politics of Development. Final year modules include Politics of Global Danger; Understanding the Internal Dynamics of Peace Processes, and Understanding External Intervention in Violent Conflicts.

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