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.
Download the 2020 Internship Information Guide.
The course 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.
Learn more about postgraduate field trips.
Download a pre-arrival guide for International Students.
Key dates for 2020-21 can be downloaded here.
The Irish School of Ecumenics Trust will make the following scholarship available:
- International Peace Studies M.Phil. (IPS) - €2,000 (1 scholarship)
There is no separate application process. All incoming students who have accepted a firm offer by 26th July 2020 will be considered. For further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find out more about Postgraduate Scholarships.