Conflict, Security and Development explores the conceptual, historical and policy issues surrounding security and development and how these manifest themselves in the wider context of contemporary warfare and international security.
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- Provides a unique course of study drawing upon the insights offered by a range of different disciplines, including international relations, history, development studies and anthropology.
- Our programmes are designed to enhance your analytical, conceptual, research and critical thinking skills which will increase your employability and aid professional career development.
- You will be taught by the best; experts and pioneers in their fields who are often at the forefront of world events as they happen.
- Our stellar academic cohort bring an extensive and continually growing network of links with other departments, think-tanks, organisations, policy-making bodies and institutions.
- You will have opportunities to network with key high profile visitors, from academics to government ministers, ambassdors and generals at our regular public lectures.
Professor Mats Berdal
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Students on MA programmes in the department have gone on to build careers in: further academic research, NGOs, Civil Service, NATO, UN, media and publishing, finance and investment, teaching, and the armed forces. For more information about career prospects and graduate destinations see: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/warstudies/employability.aspx
Year of entry 2014