Master’s studies

Reviewing a Research Field 2017/2018 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2017 weeks 49-02 - 100 % - Campus

Application Deadline: 2017-04-18

Enrolment Code: UU-20514 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Higher education credits

Entry Requirements: A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. Also required is 90 credits in peace and conflict studies, or 90 credits in an adjacent relevant subject and 30 credits in peace and conflict studies, or equivalent.


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Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12500

About the course:

The course provides you the opportunity to acquire and train skills and knowledge on how to independently assess the state of knowledge within a given narrow field of research. In workshops and supervision sessions the students are trained to identify fields of research and they are encouraged to select a field closely linked to their Masters thesis. You acquire skills in criti­cally summarizing and presenting theories and results, including being able to identify the basic assumptions within a field of research.

More information


Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Gamla Torget 3, 1tr 753 20 Uppsala

Box 514, 751 20 UPPSALA

Fax: 018-695102


Chris Chau (undergraduate level), Ingalill Blad Ögren (advanced level),

Telephone: +46 18 471 23 79, +46 18 471 23 49