Humanitarian Action and Conflicts, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    10538
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Free
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English
    Language
What is humanitarian action? In what ways are humanitarian emergencies intensified and changed by conflict? What factors define a humanitarian disaster? What laws and moral principles steer humanitarian interventions? The Master Programme in Humanitarian Action and Conflict from Uppsala University is aimed at those who are interested in humanitarian work both in Europe and the world at large.
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  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Master Programme in Humanitarian Action and Conflict from Uppsala University seeks to give you the skills and competences necessary to work within different areas of humanitarian action. The programme focuses on taking an independent, critical and constructively active approach to humanitarian work, especially in conflict situations. It also aims to provide you with knowledge and methods relevant to conflict situations and peace-building activities.

Career

A Master's degree from this programme could lead to a variety of positions such as project leader, conflict analyst or country manager, in both governmental and non-governmental organisations.

Degree

The programme leads to a Master of Arts in Theology (60 credits) with International Humanitarian Action as the main field of study.

Programme Structure

First semester

  • Introduction to Humanitarian Action
  • Anthropology in Humanitarian Action
  • International Law in Humanitarian Assistance
  • Geopolitics
  • Public Health in Humanitarian Action
  • Management

Second semester

  • Conflict and Peace-Building
  • Master's Thesis

Detailed Programme Facts

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Academic Requirements

For Master's level studies, applicants must have a Bachelor's degree from an internationally recognised university. Applicants who have not been awarded a Bachelor's degree but are in their final year of studies may be conditionally admitted.

Applicants must also demonstrate proficiency in English, and this is usually done through an internationally recognised test such as TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent.

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Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 10538 International
  • Free EU/EEA
Application Fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50000
Tuition fee, total: SEK 100000

Funding

Uppsala University provides several different scholarships for students. The scholarships cover exclusively the tuition fees for courses within the programme, i e 30 credits per semester.

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