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University of Sussex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Critically engage with debates around the relationships between gender, violence and conflict. You’ll consider perspectives from anthropology, international relations, sociology and law.

You’ll have the opportunity to explore critical and feminist approaches to social research and its ethics. The course focuses on:

  • gendered experiences of violence
  • conflict and peace militarisation
  • masculinities and femininities
  • representations, embodiments and the institutionalisation of violence.

You’ll be based in the School of Global Studies, which is a unique interdisciplinary school. Our international faculty undertake cutting-edge research, and we run a distinctive programme of guest lectures, research seminars and events. Our campus is also home to an active student body, hosting frequent debates, lectures, films and social events covering global and political issues.

CAREERS

This MA is for you if you’re working in – or planning to work in – the fields of:

  • international development and diplomacy (including on gender, gender-based violence, conflict and security, and peace-building)
  • the charity sector/NGOs
  • various activist movements, women’s rights, and peace and justice nationally or internationally.

The MA is also excellent preparation for a PhD in Anthropology, Gender Studies, International Relations or International Development.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 122 1

    25th out of 105 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    134 63%

    45th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    14th

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    68th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    137 71%

    29th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    20th

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    63rd

    3

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