M.Sc. International Development (Conflict, Security and Development) / GDip

University of Birmingham

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2015
Duration full-time: 12 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Disciplines:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

Show more

Your Details
Thank You

Become a StudyPortals member and get access to exclusive information, like scholarships and student reviews, related to your favourite programme!

Please enter your full name.

Something went wrong. Please try again here.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

An account with this e-mail already exists. Please log in here.

Are you already a StudyPortals Member?
Find all members only information here

Next

Thank you! Please check your e-mail to activate your account. Once your membership account is activated, you can find all information here.

You can also find alternative Masters here

Description

Advertisement

This programme explores the issues of conflict, security and development from an interdisciplinary standpoint, combining the theoretical rigour of security studies and the practical experience of development. Issues examined include: dynamics and history of conflict in developing countries; theoretical approaches to understanding conflict; drivers of conflict; the relationship between global and local actors involved in conflict; security sector reform; implications of types of conflict for post-conflict reconstruction; design and implementation of post-conflict development strategies.

Who is the programme for?
The programme is designed for recent graduates preparing to work in international development and for professionals working for NGOs, donor or government funded development programmes

Careers
The programme is designed for recent graduates preparing to work in international development and for professionals working for NGOs, donor or government funded development programmes.

Contents

This specialised pathway comprises the following modules:

Compulsory core modules:

* 20 credits - Critical Approaches to Development
* 20 credits - Conflict in Developing Countries
* 20 credits - Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development
* 60 credits - Dissertation you focus in depth on a topic of particular interest, with support from a dissertation supervisor (MSc only)

60 credits from the following:

* 20 credits - Aid Management
* 20 credits - Conflict in Developing Countries
* 20 credits - Conflict Humanitarian Aid and Social Reconstruction
* 20 credits - Critical Approaches to Development
* 20 credits - Development Management
* 20 credits - Development Politics
* 20 credits - Disability and Development
* 20 credits - Gender and Development
* 20 credits - Governance
* 20 credits - Governance and State Building in Developing Countries
* 20 credits - Human Resources / Managing People in Times of Global Changes
* 20 credits - Introduction to Development Projects
* 20 credits - Introduction to Disaster Management
* 20 credits - Knowledge Management and E-Governance
* 20 credits - Making Policy
* 20 credits - Managing Public Money
* 20 credits - Non-Governmental Organisations in a Changing International Context
* 20 credits - Post Conflict Reconstruction and Development
* 20 credits - Poverty Inequality Interventions and Approaches
* 20 credits - Public Economic Management
* 20 credits - Public Management and Leadership
* 20 credits - Religion and Development
* 20 credits - Rural Poverty and Development
* 20 credits - Social Analysis of Inequality, Poverty and Development
* 20 credits - State and City in Europe and Asia
* 20 credits - Transforming Development for Sustainability
* 20 credits - Urban Poverty and Development

Optional modules from the School of Government and Society are also available (subject to departmental policies). See the module choices in:

* Centre for Russian and East European Studies
* Department of Political Science and International Studies
* Institute of Local government Studies

Funding

Scholarships may be available. see the departmental scholarships and funding pages.International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government.

Members only information

Scholarships

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Reviews

Please sign in to have access to members only information like related scholarships, student reviews etc. Not a member yet? Create a StudyPortals membership account now!

Create a free account now!

  • Save and compare your favourite study programmes
  • Apply for the
    € 1000 scholarship
    awarded by StudyPortals each three months
  • Receive personal updates helping you to find the right study programme for you
Sign up for free or log in

Apply for a € 1,000 Scholarship from StudyPortals now Awarded every three months

more information

Welcome to StudyPortals chat
Thank you
Thank you for your question. We will get back to you soon! The reply will be sent to your account which you can activate via the e-mail you just received. Find more study programmes
More info about studying
abroad?
Chat with us!
More info about studying
abroad? Ask a question to
our study advisors!
Chat with us!
Ask a question to our
study advisors! Click here
anywhere