The MA programme in structured in two stages: a thaught course stage extending over two semesters from September to May. In addition to the courses, students may choose one seminar from a selection of three per semester. The second stage consists of individual research work leading to the completition of an MA dissertation.
Each year an information session is organised at the beginning of term to introduce students to the programme, its requirements and other practical information.
Contemporary Power Politics
Economics of Globalisation
War, Peace and International Security
Europe and Transatlantic Relations
Europe, Conflict Management and Peacebuilding
International Criminality and Terrorism
Nuclear Weapons Politics
Conflict, Security and Democratisation in Africa
Geopolitics of Russia and Eurasia
Course modules may be subject to change for the academic year 2009-2010 to reflect changes in the faculty and students' interests.
A choice of ONE weekly seminar is offered to students amongst the following.
Social Dimension of Globalisation
Aid Effectiveness and State Fragility
Conflict and Organised Crime including Arms Transfer
Politics, Economics and Development in China and East Asia
Humanitarian Intervention by the UN and Regional Organisations
Negotiation and Mediation
Seminar may be subject to change for the academic year 2009-2010 to reflect changes in the faculty and students' interests.
Course: Students will be evaluated on the basis of a written paper of 5.000 words to be handed in at the end of each semester in January 2010 and June 2010.
Seminars: At the end of each term, students are required to hand in a written essay of 20.000 characters.
Dissertation: Dissertation have to be handed in to the Programme Adminsitrator in three copies by December 2010 and by August 2011 for second session. They are marked by the supervisor and an external examiner.