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 2020
31 August 2020
17 January 2021
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.
Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland.
Online application service in Swedish will open 16 March 2020 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
15 April 2020.
Application and Tuition fees
As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.