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MSc Security, Conflict and Justice

Year 1

(Award available for year: Master of Science)

Learning outcomes

On completion of this programme, students should have provided evidence of being able to:
1. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge and understanding of the nature and context of international and local conflicts over security and justice; the establishment and functioning of major institutions of international and (criminal) justice; the range of international and transnational security concerns, crimes and conflicts; and the principles and theory of research methodology in international and comparative criminal justice.
2. Show a specialist knowledge and mastery of techniques relevant to security and justice studies and/or demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of concepts, information and techniques at the forefront of security studies, legal and empirical justice approaches and international relations;
3. Exhibit mastery in the exercise of generic and subject-specific intellectual abilities and research skills;
4. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to their own research or advanced scholarship;
5. Take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others, including professionals which may be relevant to future paths for employment and/or research e.g non-governmental organisations, local and national policy and government departments and academia;
6. Formulate ideas and hypotheses proactively and to develop, implement and execute plans by which to evaluate these.


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