|Location||United Kingdom, Bradford|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£13,500.00 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The University welcomes applications for this course from students with a second class UK bachelors degree with honours (or overseas equivalent from a recognised higher education institution). If you do not have an honours degree but you have substantial relevant experience then we can take this into consideration in admission to the programme.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations
You must take verified copies of the entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Least 5.5 in sub-test. Or pass an equivalent test (CAE).
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The Division of Peace Studies and the Bradford Centre for International Development each have a strong set of Master’s programmes; alongside undergraduate, postgraduate research, and Research and Knowledge Transfer programmes. Both have high international reputations in their respective areas, in terms of teaching, research and policy and programme engagement.
The MA in Peace, Conflict and Development aims to combine the strengths of these two Divisions in providing a structured, innovative and challenging taught MA programme on the important interrelationships between peace, conflict and development. It offers a comprehensive introduction and analysis of the interrelationships between development, conflict and security in developing and transitional societies.
It covers: development theory, policy and programming debates; interrelationships between insecurity, poverty and development; peace and peacebuilding (including conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstruction); human security issues; natural resource conflict, co-operation and management; environment and security in developing and fragile political contexts; and conflict-sensitive development principles and practices. It also equips its students with practical skills in order to design and manage projects and programmes in the field.
Modules: © = Core, (O) = Option
Semester 1 (60 Credits – 2 x © Modules and 1 x (O) Module)
Issues in Development Theory (20 Credits) ©
Introduction to Peace Studies (20 Credits) ©
Conflict Resolution Theory (20 Credits) (O)
Gender, Conflict and Development (20 Credits) (O)
Perspectives on Security and Development (20 Credits) (O)
Project Planning, Design and Appraisal (20 Credits) (O)
Public Sector Management Theories and Concepts (20 Credits) (O)
Semester 2 (60 Credits – 2 x © Modules and 1 x (O) Modules)
Issues in Development Policy (20 Credits) ©
Natural Resource Government (20 Credist) ©
African Security Studies (20 Credits) (O)
Applied Conflict Resolution Skills (20 Credits) (O)
Cities in Conflict (20 Credits) (O)
Public Policy Analysis and Management (20 Credits) (O)
Project Appraisal and Economic Analysis (20 Credits) (O)
Project Management Skills (20 Credits) (O)
End of Semester 2 onwards (60 Credits – 1 x © Modules)
Students will benefit from practical skills-based training as well as academic education, in relation to engagement with key contemporary policy and programme debates of the key international and national organisations involved in peace, conflict and development. They will benefit from the strong international engagement of the relevant teaching staff in these debates, and the networks that these bring.
The MA in Peace, Conflict and Development combines theoretical and academic debates on these interrelationships with examinations of the relevant policy and programming issues, so it is relevant for decision-makers and stakeholders within developing, fragile or conflict-affected countries and for those concerned with international aid and assistance.