International Conflict and Cooperation

International Conflict and Cooperation

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Full-time
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,250
Domestic tuition: £6,000

Program overview

Delivered by the experienced practitioners and leading scholars, this Masters degree in International Conflict and Cooperation prepares you to address a variety of challenges facing states and international organisations today. This course looks at the dynamics of international conflict and cooperation in light of major events such as the end of the Cold War, the 9/11 terror attacks and the Arab Spring. There is a thematic approach to conflict resolution and the role of international organisations in order to focus on conflict prevention and management in specific geographical areas. The course also explores the development and regulation of conflict in relation to factors like natural resources and migration. Contemporary dilemmas surrounding the politics of climate change negotiations, civil war, human rights, international terrorism and humanitarian intervention provide some of the raw material for this MSc, which are studied in-depth over the course of the academic year.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus

Requirements

A minimum of a second class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 minimum in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English (Academic) 60 overall with 56 in each sub-skill IBT TOEFL 80 overall with 18 in reading, 23 in writing, 19 in listening and 21 in speaking

Career opportunities

The MSc International Conflict and Cooperation is a gateway to employment in government agencies, the NGO sector and international organisations – as well as into PhD study, research and academia. The course provides a background in conflict study, the role of international organisations and a thematic and geographical focus on distinct areas and problems, as well as analysis of solutions. The academic skills aspects of the course also provide a background to undertake further research.

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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