Peace and Conflict Studies C, 30 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Autumn 2021, 100%, Campus

    Start date: 30 August 2021

    End date: 16 January 2022

    Application deadline: 15 April 2021

    Application code: UU-20510 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Final school grades (40%) - Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (10%) - Higher education credits, maximum 165 credits (50%)

    Registration: 29 July 2021 – 16 August 2021

Entry requirements: Peace and Conflict Studies A and B or the equivalent


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 45,000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 45,000

Please note: Lectures are held in English; seminars and written assignments can be carried out in either Swedish or English.

About the course

The purpose of the course is to give students more in depth knowledge of the theories and methods of peace and conflict research, and to further practice the skill of conducting an independent research assignment. Issues concerning both the causes of armed conflict and conflict resolution are addressed. The course consists of three modules: 1. Methods, 7.5 credits; 2. Analysing Arguments in Conflict Studies, 7.5 credits; 3. Thesis writing, 15 credits.

More information


Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Gamla Torget 3, 1tr 753 20 Uppsala

Box 514, 751 20 UPPSALA


Chris Chau


Telephone: +46 18 471 23 79