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International Peace Studies

International Peace Studies students are immersed in an interdisciplinary cutting-edge course of study that examines the causes and consequences of war and armed conflict, with a view to understanding how to achieve sustainable peace. Lecturers draw on inter-disciplinary perspectives from politics and political science, international relations, philosophy, sociology, ethics and conflict resolution, allowing students to engage critically with the social, political and economic issues associated with peace and violence. Topics include:

* The Politics of Peace and Conflict

* Research Methods

* Human Rights

* UN and Conflict Resolution

* Gender in War and Peace

* Internship Module

The course also provides students with the opportunity to engage with those working in conflict resolution and peace-building, by providing an internship module, field trips to Belfast and UN Geneva and various guest lectures from experienced diplomats and NGO officials throughout the year.

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Course Information

Duration: 1 year full-time/2 years part-time

 

Fees 2018-2019:

EU Students full-time: €8,838

EU Students part-time: €5,873

Non-EU Students full-time: €16,163

Non-EU Students part-time: €9,733

 

Closing Date: 31 July 2018

 

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Scholarships

Course Structure, Module Summaries and Core Reading 2018-19

IPS Key Dates 2018-2019

IPS Timetable 2017-2018

Internship Information Guide

FAQs

Handbook for M.Phil. Courses

Pre-arrival Information

Field Trips

Common Practical Questions

 

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Course coordinator: Dr Etain Tannam tanname@tcd.ie

Further information: Ms Mary Priestman peacesec@tcd.ie


Last updated 23 May 2018 by Irish School of Ecumenics (Email).