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Why do human beings engage in conflicts? Is it possible to end the seemingly endless cycle of violence? On this course you will critically investigate violent conflict including war, genocide, state violence, terrorism, as well as conflict resolution.
Drawing on philosophy, history and cultural politics, you will focus in particular on the war on terror, the Cold War, the two world wars, colonial warfare as well as genocide, torture and humanitarian intervention.
You will become an expert on the violent conflicts of the twentieth and twenty-first century, with the knowledge to contribute towards resolution of global conflicts.
Interdisciplinary study is key to this course and you will develop analytical skills from several academic disciplines including philosophy, politics and history – and the capacity to apply these to real-world problems.
You will be taught in small seminar groups, together with individual tutorials tailored to your learning needs, and will be supported by lectures from academic experts.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|UCAS Tariff||96 - 104 points||Entry requirements are in the range of A-level BCC–CCC (104–96 UCAS Tariff points), or BTEC Extended Diploma DMM–MMM. Our conditional offers typically fall within this range. We will generally make you an offer if your predicted grades are at the top of this range. If your predicted grades are towards the lower end of this range we may still make you an offer if you have a good GCSE (or equivalent) profile or relevant non–academic achievements.|
|A level||BCC - CCC|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM - MMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||P: 45 credits||Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits, to include at least 45 credits at Level 3. Access courses in Humanities, History or Politics are preferred.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||A minimum of English Language and Mathematics at grade C/4|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||27 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H4, H4||Or equivalent combination of grades.,|
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||6.0 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements. Or equivalent English Language qualification.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
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