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University of Bath: International Development with Conflict and Humanitarian Action

Institution University of Bath View institution profile
Department Social and Policy Sciences View department profile
Web https://www.bath.ac.uk/faculties/faculty-of-humanities-social-sciences/
Email pgtadmissions@bath.ac.uk
Telephone +44 1225 38 5115
Study type Taught

Summary

Develop in-depth understanding and specialist skills in contemporary development issues, peacebuilding, conflict analysis, and humanitarian response.

Whether you are a graduate aiming to pursue a development or humanitarian career in conflict-affected regions, or a professional wishing to deepen your knowledge and critical thinking, this course is for you.

The course addresses the core global challenges of conflict and humanitarian crisis and explores a variety of tools and approaches for responding in these contexts. Rooted in real-world practical and policy challenges, the course is founded on Bath’s expertise in international development. It uses innovative learning approaches to promote in-depth investigation of cases and issues, while drawing links across global, regional, national and local scales.

The course offers you the opportunity of a placement-based research project, providing hands-on experience to complement classroom-based learning.

Gain key skills You will leave the course with:

  • in-depth and interdisciplinary understanding of the theories and concepts that underpin contemporary humanitarian action and conflict response

  • a critical understanding of humanitarian, peacebuilding and development policy and practice

  • practical skills in research, analysis and communication and an understanding of how these can be applied to the fields of humanitarianism, conflict and development

  • rich experience of working with people from a wide range of disciplinary, professional and national backgrounds

Learning and teaching You will join the Department of Social & Policy Studies here at Bath. Our staff are all active in this field, research-led, and united in their commitment to finding better solutions to the world’s development problems.

We encourage diversity of intake, in experience, qualifications and interests, to stimulate the richness of experience and learning.

MSc

The University of Bath
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

 

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Bath conducts high quality research focussed on solving the world’s biggest problems and improving the societies we live in. Teachers and lecturers working within the faculty are active researchers and apply their findings to the content taught on our programmes.


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By studying and researching with us you’ll be welcomed into a multidisciplinary, diverse academic community and a strong environment to pursue …

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