MA Humanitarianism and Conflict Response / Overview
Year of entry: 2017
- Degree awarded
- Master of Arts
- 12 Months full-time; 27 months part-time
- Entry requirements
A Second Class Bachelor's degree or the overseas equivalent although each application is judged on its own merits and exceptions to this entry requirement may be made.
We will consider graduates from all disciplines as the programme is interdisciplinary.
This course is available to intercalating medical students upon completion of their third year, who need to pass all assessments at the first attempt (if they are third year or have no fails in third year if they are fourth year).
- Number of places/applicants
It is estimated that up to 30 places will be available.
- How to apply
Please refer to the following School page regarding subject-specific requirements. These are in addition to the basic prerequisites as shown under entry requirements:
For references, please email the following link to your referees:
They will submit your references directly to us and we will add them to your application.
Please use the Online Application Form to apply. Once you register, you can search for the course to which you wish to apply and upload the required supporting documents towards the end of this process.
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- You wish to study in a supportive, inclusive and research-led environment
- You want to learn from some of the most famous names in the field of humanitarian research
- You would like a thorough grounding in both the practical and theoretical aspects of humanitarian issues
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2017, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,000
International students (per annum): £17,000
UK/EU students (per annum): £4,500
The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.
All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for International students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.
Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.
Each year, the School offers a number of bursaries set at Home/EU fees level, open to both Home/EU and international students. Details of the funding process can be found on the School's funding page where you can also check details of subject specific bursaries.
The Manchester Alumni Scholarship offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a 1st within the last three years and are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course for September 2017 entry.
See also the University's postgraduate funding database for more funding opportunities, including the latest information on the new Government Postgraduate Loan Scheme.
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