MPhil in Race, Ethnicity and Conflict

Trinity College Dublin

Program Description

MPhil in Race, Ethnicity and Conflict

Trinity College Dublin

This course critically examines the techniques used by states to manage population movement and conflict, their social and cultural impact and the responses they elicit. It is unique in the way it applies race-critical, cultural and postcolonial theories to racialization, population movement, conflict and peace-making. It is designed for people who work or wish to work in any of these fields, and/or who are thinking of PhD research. There is a focus on Ireland, Europe (including the Balkans), the US and the Middle East.


The course has three components:

  1. Three core modules: race-critical theory, research methods, and colonialism, conflict and liberal intervention.
  2. Optional modules covering topics such as ethnic cleansing and forced migration; ethnicity and social policy; human rights and international issues; gender, race and conflict; migration and the European labour market; migration and education; representation and resistance; social movements and international solidarity. (Topics can vary from year to year).
  3. A 20,000-word dissertation researched and written under the supervision of a member of staff with relevant expertise.

(There are also optional field-trips)


Tuition

  • Non-EU Full-Time: €16.377
  • EU Full-Time: €8.832


Duration

  • Full-time: 1 year

This programme is available to Non-EU students only as a full-time course with a 1-year duration.


Candidates should have a good primary degree (an upper second or equivalent, GPA of at least 3.2) in one of the social sciences or a degree that has included social science as a component.

In exceptional cases, candidates without a first degree may be accepted directly into the programme if they can demonstrate that they possess the equivalent of a good first degree, have work experience in the fields of population movement, conflict, and/or publications that demonstrate analytical skills. Applicants seeking admission in this category may, where practicable, be called for interview.

In all cases the quality of the candidates' statement of interest and of their academic references are important.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 19, 2019
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
16,377 EUR
Non-EU Full-Time: €16.377/EU Full-Time: €8.832
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Locations
Ireland - Dublin, County Dublin
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Sept. 2019
Ireland - Dublin, County Dublin
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