Peace and Conflict Studies C 2019/2020 (30 credits)

Autumn 2019, 100 %, Campus

Start date: 2 September 2019

End date: 19 January 2020

Application Deadline: 15 April 2019

Enrolment 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 %)

Entry Requirements: Peace and Conflict Studies B, 30 credits, or 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 45000

Tuition fee, total: SEK 45000

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

Students admitted to the Bachelor's programme in Peace and Development Studies, the Bachelor's programme in Political Science or the Bachelor's programme in Social Sciences have priority to the course.

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