International Conflict Analysis - MA, PhD

University of Kent - School of Politics and International Relations

Our research programmes provide a combination of formal research training and individual supervision within a supportive environment, with regular interaction between staff and students. For example, the School runs a weekly Graduate Research Training Seminar, where students are encouraged to present their work and receive feedback from peers and staff. Students enjoy regular meetings with a supervisor and supervisory team, and are also given opportunities to collaborate with other members of staff through the staff research seminar and the activities of the Conflict Analysis Research Centre.

Students are encouraged to participate in the annual postgraduate research conference, during which various staff members discuss the work of research students, and outside speakers offer plenary lectures. Research students will also be able to benefit from the skills training offered by the University's Graduate School.

The breadth of expertise within the School enables us to provide research supervision on a very wide range of topics across the area of International Conflict Analysis. Current projects of students studying in this area include: Peacebuilding Palestinians: the Hamas-Fatah Rapprochment, The Impact of Music on Conflict Resolution, Young People, Peace and Education, Horizontal Inequalities, Intra-State and Social Conflict.

Fees:

Fees for this and other Kent Postgraduate Politics programmes can be found on the Student Finance page.

National ratings:

In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, research by the School of Politics and International Relations was ranked 15th for research power and in the top 20 in the UK for research impact.

An impressive 96% of our research was judged to be of international quality and the School's environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of research of international excellence.

SeNSS, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/search/FNADESRC0002

and

Vice Chancellor's Research Scholarships – GTA Scheme

https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/search/FNADVICECH02

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PhD

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South East England