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Queen's University Belfast MA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice
Queen's University Belfast

MA Conflict Transformation and Social Justice

Belfast, United Kingdom

1 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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GBP 19,100 / per year *

On-Campus

* international fee

Introduction

This is a unique and innovative interdisciplinary programme taught through subject areas that include law, anthropology, English, history, philosophy, politics, psychology, sociology and the creative arts. Module choice within the programme will permit you to build your own personalised portfolio of knowledge and learning within the area of conflict transformation and social justice. You will be taught by academics and practitioners whose expertise is both national and global and who offer research-led teaching in areas of conflict such as South/ Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Southern Europe, South America and Northern Ireland.

Queens University offers the only global interdisciplinary MA programme on Conflict Transformation and Social Justice.

Conflict Transformation And Social Justice Highlights

This programme offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding both conflict transformation and social justice working closely with The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute.

Global Opportunities

  • Queen’s currently has over 3,000 international students from 85 different countries. Queen’s is ranked 22nd in the world for international outlook (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020). This programme attracts a diverse range of students both local and international enhancing and enriching the classroom learning experience.

Career Development

  • Our graduates find employment in NGOs, civil sector organisations, in policy research, law, advocacy, government, peace journalism, and conflict mediation settings.

World-Class Facilities

  • Established in 2016, The Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice is an international centre of excellence at Queen’s University Belfast. The Institute fosters collaborations across a range of subject areas which allow the Faculty to address some of the key global challenges faced in seeking to achieve fairness, security, prosperity, social harmony and progress. A flagship for interdisciplinary research in areas of major societal challenge, the Mitchell Institute brings together excellent researchers from a wide range of disciplines to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.

Internationally Renowned Experts

  • Students are afforded the opportunity to meet both scholars and practitioners of conflict transformation and social justice through a range of modules, masterclasses and events that emphasize both the scholarly and applied elements of conflict transformation and social justice.
  • You will be taught by staff with research profiles of international standing, and wide ranges of interest in conflict transformation and social justice both geographically and disciplinary You will have annual masterclasses with visiting world-leading researchers, diplomats and/or practitioners.

Student Experience

  • This programme offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding both conflict transformation and social justice. Students will meet experts from three different schools as well as the for Global Peace, Security and Justice, allowing for a broad range of geographical and conceptual/disciplinary insights.
  • Location of Belfast: globally-significant locale for conflict and peace research; access to institutions, community projects, case studies for students' own work. Voluntary placements with local community groups are also facilitated as part of this programme.

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