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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This is a compulsory element on the MSc Global Conflict and Peace Processes programme.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr John Nagle

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • SO5910 Dissertation in the Sociology of Peace Processes (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Students who meet the necessary requirements for the MSc in Global Conflict and Peace Processes proceed to the dissertation. Students select a topic in consultation with the programme convenor that explores in depth some aspect of the field of transitional justice and reconciliation. The dissertation is designed to allow students to extend an interest in some aspect of the programme and to have experience in formulating, designing and conducting their research investigation. Students complete a piece of circa 12,000 words under expert supervision.

In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

One circa 12,000 word dissertation worth 100%

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.



Course Learning Outcomes


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