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, 30 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. 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.
The online application opens 15 March 2018 at 13:00 CET.
Application deadline is
16 April 2018.
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.