Recommended study plan for students admitted the fall 2019 or later
|4. semester||PECOS4096 – Master's Thesis|
|3. semester||PECOS4081 – Design Seminar||PECOS4096 – Master's Thesis||MITRA4421 – War, Peace and the Nobel Peace Prize*|
|2. semester||Optional course||Optional course||PECOS4110 – International Negotiations/Conflict Resolution|
|1. semester||PECOS4021 – Research Methods||PECOS4010 – Conflict and state building||PECOS4022 – Applied Statistics for Peace and Conflict Studies|
|10 ECTS credits||10 ECTS credits||
10 ECTS credits
*Replacing HIS4421 from fall 2017
- PECOS4010 – Conflict and state building
- PECOS4021 – Research Methods
- MITRA4421 – War, Peace and the Nobel Peace Prize
- PECOS4022 – Applied Statistics for Peace and Conflict Studies
- PECOS4110 – International Negotiations/Conflict Resolution
- PECOS4081 – Design Seminar
- PECOS4096 – Master's Thesis
Peace and conflict studies
- Master's courses in Political Science offered in English
Admission to external courses
The individual supervision of your master's thesis spans two semesters, and two semesters only. You and your supervisor will normally meet approximately ten times during the course of these two semesters.
Teaching and learning methods
The teaching methods at the programme are based on lectures, seminars and workshops.
Forms of examination and assessments
Examination forms at the programme are mainly written, invigilated exams and term paper assignments. The evaluation of the thesis is based on an assessment of the written thesis as well as an oral examination, during which the students will have the opportunity to defend the thesis.