Peace & Development Studies

University of Limerick


Course Name Peace & Development Studies
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code 19590 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
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Duration 1 Year Full-Time or 2 Years Part-Time.
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Entry Requirements Normally, a primary degree in a relevant discipline with First or Second Class Honours or an approved equivalent qualification (Primary Degree: Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland).
Course Summary This programme introduces students to key debates about conflict resolution, peacebuilding and processes of economic and political development. A prime objective of the course is to provide individuals with expertise in peacebuilding and development issues and to provide informed and committed personnel to contribute effectively in these areas at a professional level.
Course Content Key Fact:
MA Peace and Development students can take an annual field trip to Northern Ireland to examine peace and reconcilation projects as part of their programme of study.
Subjects Taught

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Autumn Semester
• Graduate Seminar in Development
• Graduate Research Methods
• One elective module

Spring Semester
• Graduate Seminar in Peacebuilding
• Research Methods (progressing dissertation)
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Further Enquiries Course Director(s)
Scott Fitzsimmons
Tel: +353 (0) 61 233603

Course Director(s)
Emma Dolan
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