The course includes authoring and ventilation of a thesis, fulfilment of commentator assignments, as well as active participation in the seminars. The topic of the thesis is chosen in consultation with the supervisor.
Master´s Thesis in Peace and Conflict Studies, 15 hp
Autumn Term 2018
Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018
Lectures end during the week of 14 January 2019
English (upon request)
Type of studies
Peace and Conflict Studies 90 credits, or 90 credits in Political Science and at least 30 credits in Peace and Conflict Studies, or equivalent, including a thesis or equivalent. In addition to this, 60 credits at master's level are required, of which at least 30 credits in Peace and Conflict Studies or equivalent (including a master's thesis of at least 15 credits). Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English A. Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application deadline was
16 April 2018.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.