THE UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD

Applied Peace and Conflict Studies

BSc (Hons)  |  Placement Year:   Yes

Are you concerned about violence, inequality and injustice in the world today? Are you wondering how we might respond to ecological crisis? Are you curious about the potential of peaceful alternatives? Would you like to develop your capacity to engage with conflict intelligently and responsibly?

The BA in Applied Peace and Conflict Studies (with placement year) gives you the tools and insight you need to:

  • critically analyse the structures and practices that foster peaceful or unpeaceful relationships
  • develop ethical and constructive responses to particular conflict situations
  • reflect on your own practice with a view to continuous professional development

An exciting feature of this programme is its applied dimension. Throughout your studies, you will have opportunities to develop research and analytical skills, real-life problem-solving capacities, and the personal and interpersonal skills needed for ethical and effective peace work.

Programme description

Are you concerned about violence, inequality and injustice in the world today? Are you wondering how we might respond to ecological crisis? Are you curious about the potential of peaceful alternatives? Would you like to develop your capacity to engage with conflict intelligently and responsibly?

The BA in Applied Peace and Conflict Studies (with placement year) gives you the tools and insight you need to:

  • critically analyse the structures and practices that foster peaceful or unpeaceful relationships
  • develop ethical and constructive responses to particular conflict situations
  • reflect on your own practice with a view to continuous professional development

An exciting feature of this programme is its applied dimension. Throughout your studies, you will have opportunities to develop research and analytical skills, real-life problem-solving capacities, and the personal and interpersonal skills needed for ethical and effective peace work.

Key Modules

The University is committed to helping students develop and enhance employability and this is an integral part of many programmes. Specialist support is available throughout the course from Career and Employability Services including help to find part-time work while studying, placements, vacation work and graduate vacancies. Students are encouraged to access this support at an early stage and to use the extensive resources on the Careers website.

Discussing options with specialist advisers helps to clarify plans through exploring options and refining skills of job-hunting. In most of our programmes there is direct input by Career Development Advisers into the curriculum or through specially arranged workshops.

Module & Subject
Entry Requirements
  • International Baccalaureate requirements-120 UCAS tariff points to include at least 80 points from 2 HL subjects.
  • Plus HL 3 or SL 4 in Maths and English Language and Literature A or English B.
  • Plus minimum of GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or 4 (equivalents accepted).
  • English language requirements-Minimum IELTS at 6.0 or the equivalent.
  • CIFS entry requirement-If you are an International student and do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry onto this course you may be interested in our Certificate of International Foundation Studies
  • 80 UCAS points or equivalent (see individual country pages for details) plus a Maths qualification equivalent to GCSE grade C. UKVI approved IELTS of 5.0 overall with no subtest less than 5.0.
  • CIFS modules to be taken-Students study the four core modules plus:
  • Global Business Environment And ONE additional module from the following:
  • Foundation in Chemistry
    Introduction to the Social Sciences
    Foundation in Human Biology
    Foundation Mathematics 2
    Progression requirements for degree programme
  • An overall average of at least 65%

 

Course Option
Course Duration: 4 years
Course Fee:  14950.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,July)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  University of Bradford Bradford West Yorkshire BD7 1DP UK
Intake Deadline
SEPTEMBER