Peace and Development Work (Master Degree)

Sweden

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The award
Master Degree

How long you will study
1 Years

Domestic course fees
SEK 42500 per semester

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
August

International course fees
SEK 42500 per semester

All study options

About Peace and Development Work at Linnaeus University

Peace and Development Work is for students who are looking for a specialisation in issues linked to peace, development and international development co-operation. We focus on current research concerning development as well as the practical work carried out by international institutions, non-governmental organisations and social movements.

As a Master student, and in writing your final thesis, you have the possibility to work together with an organization or to conduct a field study in a developing country. The interdisciplinary approach of the progamme - where we also discuss how development issues can be solved in real politics - allows us to keep a close connection with people who are employed within our field and to learn from them. Moreover, most of our teachers have long experience from working with peace and development in developing countries.

In the program we also discuss communication issues and how they can influence international development.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMaster DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsAugustDomestic course feesSEK 42500 per semesterInternational course feesSEK 42500 per semester

Entry requirements

General entry requirements for second-cycle studies and specific entry requirements: a minimum of 90 credits in a Social Science, Humanities or Economics main area, including a degree project of at least 15 credits, or the equivvalent. English B/6 or the equivalent

What students think about Linnaeus University

    I acquired the skill of critical thinking

    At Linnaeus University I acquired the skill of critical thinking as an important tool to understand processes better and reflect why and how business and society progress in the way they do.

    - Miranda Kajtazi, Kosovo
    Assistant Professor, Economics and Management, Lund University
    Former student in a number of master courses in informatics, computer science and media technology at Linnaeus University

    I learned more about local entrepreneurship

    I learned a lot from the local entrepreneurial spirit in Småland, which I’m convinced will prove valuable in my future career.

    - Alina Veksler, Russia
    PhD student in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Luleå University of Technology
    Former student in Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Social Change, Master Programme at Linnaeus University

    I wrote my Master thesis in collaboration with Volvo

    I got the chance to write my thesis in collaboration with Volvo which gave me a deeper understanding for supply chains. 

    - Rina Dalimunthe, Indonesia
    Hacktiv8 Teknologi Indonesia, Start up
    Former student in Business Process Control and Supply Chain Management, Master Programme at Linnaeus University

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