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  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

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.

Application and eligibility

Thesis, 15 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018


Lectures end during the week of 28 May 2018

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

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. 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.


Academic credits 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 code



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at

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.

Application fee


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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Contactperson for the course is:
Anna Palmgren Vahlroos