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Peace and Development Work

Linnaeus University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Linnaeus University

Program description

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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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 named after Carl Linnaeus – a world-renowned Swedish scientist who was born in the Småland region where the university is located. We offer a modern university, with the highest possible quality in education....

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Sweden ranked #3 study abroad country

Sweden has been ranked the #3 study abroad country in Europe for 2020! With a high English language proficiency and the headquarters of companies like H&M and Spotify, Sweden was also ranked #1 in Europe for students who want to achieve their career goals.

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351 95 Växjö

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