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International Peace Studies (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip.)

International Peace Studies (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip.) is a course run by Trinity College Dublin, Dublin. International Peace Studies (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip.) gives a Course Qualification of Masters Degree, awarded by Trinity College Dublin. For more information about International Peace Studies (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip.) at Trinity College Dublin, please review the details below.

International Peace Studies examines the sources of war and armed conflict and suggests methods of preventing and resolving them through processes of peacemaking and peacebuilding. The course combines perspectives from international relations, ethics and conflict resolution to reflect critically upon the wide range of social, political and economic issues associated with peace and political violence. There is also the option to participate in various field trips in Ireland and abroad.

Students are required to take the two core modules as well as four others from the list of optional modules. A sufficient number of optional modules must be taken to fulfil credit requirements. Core Modules are the Politics of Peace and Conflict and Research Methods

Students must take four modules from the following list of options:
• Armed Conflict, Peace-building and Development
• The United Nations and Conflict Resolution
• Human Rights in Theory and Practice
• Gender, War and Peace
• Gender Theories
• Forced, Displacement, Conflict and Peacebuilding
• Religion, Conflict and Peace in International Relations
• NGOs in Theory and Practice: Internship Module

Closing Date: 31st July 2022


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Training ProviderTrinity College Dublin
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding BodyTrinity College Dublin
Awarding Body DetailsM.Phil/P.Grad.Dip
Course Duration1 year full-time
Entry RequirementsApplicants should normally have an honours degree at second class level or GPA 3.2 or above.
Phone+353-1-896 4772
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