For students interested in developing their knowledge of the causes and consequences of ethnic conflict.
This is a specialist MA which will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the causes and consequences of ethno-national and religious conflicts in the modern world. It allows you to come to an understanding of the theory of conflict regulation in divided societies and in the international relations that shape and determine their political processes.
Specifically the MA will familiarise you with the causes and consequences of revolution, civil war and conflict regulation in divided societies such as Algeria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burma, Cambodia, Cyprus, Egypt, Indonesia, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Malaysia, Palestinian Territories, Philippines, Northern Ireland, Singapore, South Africa, Southern Thailand and Turkey.
Professor Michael Kerr
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT. September to September.
We expect students to go on to research in the Department of Middle East & Mediterranean Studies or another department; others may go into teaching, journalism, or the financial sector, diplomatic service and NGOs.
Year of entry 2013