Conflict, Displacement and Human Security at University of East London - UCAS

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Course summary

On this cutting-edge course, we specialise in giving our students an advanced and comprehensive understanding of the relationship between conflict, displacement and human insecurity. We will help you to develop the skills and understanding to prepare for employment in the fields of conflict management and resolution, humanitarian assistance and development, human rights and social justice. The key aspects of your learning will be the focus on conflict and displacement. We value a people-centred approach and an emphasis on human security which combines both human rights and human development. The course approaches development as an important security strategy and considers displacement a measure of human security. We will encourage you to adopt an independent critical approach to contemporary theories of conflict, human rights and human security. You will work with academics involved in the latest research and have access to wide-ranging expertise in our research centres, covering social justice and change, migration, refugees and belonging and gender research.


Year 1: Introduction to Conflict, Displacement and Human Security (Core), Research Methods for Social Science (Core), Policy and Practice of Humanitarianism and Development - Mental Wealth (Core), Independent Applied Research Project (Core), Forced Migration in the Global Era (Optional), War and Human Rights (Optional), International Human Rights (Optional), International Refugee Law (Optional), Global Development Now (Optional), Comparative Public Policy (Optional), Global Environmental Politics (Optional) For more information about individual modules, please visit our course pages via the link below.

Assessment method

We assess you by your coursework: essays, reports, presentations, research proposal and dissertation. All modules are assessed and the final award takes account of all module marks.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.1 Honours in a relevant subject. We would normally expect you to have Grade C in GCSE English and Maths. English language requirements: Overall IELTS 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent). We will also consider a minimum 2:2 Honours degree with relevant work experience.

Fees and funding

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Conflict, Displacement and Human Security at University of East London - UCAS