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Peace and Development Work

Linnaeus University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
On campus
28 August 2023
Linnaeus University

About this program

Peace and Development Work

This inspiring and interdisciplinary master's program from Linnaeus University is designed for those passionate about peace, development and international development co-operation. It explores the relationship between poverty, conflicts and sustainable development, and considers political room for manoeuvre for change.Students will analyze current research along with practical work carried out by international institutions, non-governmental organisations and social movements. When working on the final thesis, students may work together with an organization or conduct a field study in a developing country, providing the opportunity to discuss how development issues can be solved in real politics. 

Admission requirements

General entry requirements for second-cycle studies and specific entry requirements: 

  • Minimum of 90 credits in a Social Science, Humanities or Economics main area, including a degree project of at least 15 credits, or the equivalent.
  • English B/6 or the equivalent

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Total tuition fees 110,000 SEK


Graduates of this program will be awarded a  Master of Science Degree (60 credits) (Main field of study: Peace and Development Work).

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Linnaeus University

Linnaeus University is a modern, international university in south east of Sweden. We are located in two nature-loving cities, one by the Baltic sea and one surrounded by lakes in the greenest city in Europe. We offer a modern university,...

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Linnaeus University
Vejdes väg
351 95 Växjö

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