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Master Conflict Resolution and Governance

Study programme

Conflict Resolution and Governance (MSc)

Programme outline

This programme starts in September. Fulfilling the requirements should take one year of full-time study.

The curriculum consists of

  • the specialisation module (12 EC)
  • one core course (9 EC)
  • one elective (9 EC)
  • the CRG research project (30 EC).

The research project consists of seminar fieldwork, primary and secondary research and a written thesis. 

Thesis 

The final Master's thesis is a report on research carried out by the student as part of the research project. The thesis should be between 20,000 and 25,000 words long.

Degree requirements 

The Master of Science in Conflict Resolution and Governance degree is awarded upon successful completion of both the course requirements and a written Master's thesis (totally 60 EC). 

Detailed course information

The complete description of all courses in this programme can be found in the online UvA Course Catalogue.

UvA Course Catalogue - Master's programme Conflict Resolution and Governance

Accreditation and academic title

Upon successful completion of Conflict Resolution and Governance, students receive a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Conflict Resolution and Governance.

The quality of this Master’s degree has been accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of The Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) in conformity with the Higher Education and Scientific Research Act (WHW) under registration number 69314. This means that the MSc degree is legally recognised.

You can find more information on accreditation and degrees through the links below.

More information on accreditation and degree (for international students)

Meer informatie over accreditatie en titulatuur (for Dutch students)