Conflict Studies and Human Rights

Study mode:Full-time Languages: English Duration:12 months
Local:$ 2.27k / Academic year(s) Foreign:$ 18k / Academic year(s)  
StudyQA ranking:1134

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The Master's programme in Conflict Studies and Human Rights focuses on the analysis of contemporary violent conflict with an emphasis on the interconnectedness of violence.

The Master's programme in Conflict Studies and Human Rights is a selective, international graduate programme combining the study of theory with in-depth case study analysis. The programme focuses on both the dynamics of violent conflicts and the problems associated with national and international military or humanitarian intervention by agencies such as the UN, NATO, or non-governmental organisations. The Utrecht Programme is judged best in the field in the Netherlands by the Keuzegids Master's Selection Guide 2014.

Types of teaching (in year 1): * theory: 40%
* practice: 5%
* self study: 55%

Programme internationalization: * Studying abroad is optional.

This programme has a workload of 60 ECTS.

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Additional language requirements: * Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: B1 * Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: C1 * IELTS overall band: 6.5 * IELTS writing: 6 * TOEFL paper based: 580 * TOEFL computer based: 237 * TOEFL internet based: 93 English Language Requirements IELTS band: 6.5 CAE score: (read more) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever. 75 (Grade B) TOEFL paper-based test score : 580 TOEFL iBT® test: 93

Scholarships / Grants:
Fulbright/ NAF:The Fulbright Center is a bi-national, non-profit organization established by international agreement between the United States of America and the Kingdom of The Netherlands. It promotes educational co-operation and provides information on study, research and internships in the United States.For additional information: Website

Nuffic:The Erasmus programme is a component of the European programme 'LifeLong Learning' from the European Commission for mobility of higher education in Europe. An Erasmus scholarship covers a period of 3-12 months. Only students or graduates from educational institutions can take part in the programme.For additional information: Website

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Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands

Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands

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Study mode:On campus Languages: English
Local:$ 2.45k / Academic year(s)
Deadline: May 1, 2021 StudyQA ranking: 97