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MPhil/PhD Security, Conflict and Human Rights

University of Exeter

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Course options

  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Streatham Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Overview

  • You’ll examine the latest critical thinking and key issues surrounding the field of security studies and explore new ways to develop better strategies for resolving conflicts and securing social justice
  • We draw upon sociological and socio-legal research including human rights, violence and ethnopolitics, culture and practice, and political and legal research on sovereignty, institutions and interventions
  • Forms part of the ESRC South West Doctoral Training Partnership and funding may be available for UK/EU students embarking on the programme and wishing to work towards a PhD
  • Our seminar series?and highly successful annual postgraduate conference brings together researchers from across all humanities and social sciences disciplines

Careers
Career Paths

The MRes Security, Conflict and Human Rights is a training programme designed to equip you with the research skills necessary to progress to a doctoral research degree, or to embark upon on a career as a political researcher.

Employer valued skills

You will develop a range of academic, knowledge-based and personal skills:

Advanced independent thinking
Experience of working as an individual on challenging material
The ability to reflect on your learning, evaluate personal strengths and weakness, and map out a plan of personal development based on those reflections
Experience of working as a participant and/or leader of a group, and of contributing effectively to the planning and achievement of that group’s objectives
Experience of giving presentations to others in your field
The ability to construct a rigorous argument, and defend that argument citing relevant sources, both in written form and orally

Careers support

The Exeter University careers advisory service offer expert guidance to all students and will help you plan your future through activities such as psychometric testing, employer presentations, skills events, practice job interviews and CV preparation.?Visit the?employment and professional development?pages for more information, including podcasts and profiles,?about the range of support available.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,100per 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 Exeter

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

    University of Exeter, Northcote House, The Queen's Drive, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4QJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 103 2

    6th out of 123 3

    13th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    153 70%

    18th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    52nd

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    162 74%

    16th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    56th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    167 76%

    17th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    58th

    4

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