Comparative Perspectives on Conflict

School: School of Government
Department of Political Science and International Studies

Modular value: 20 credits

This module will enable you to gain the skills to explain and analyse the causes and consequences of conflict around the world. By applying different theoretical approaches to real-life examples, you will be able to analyse different perspectives on the concept and reality of conflict.

Learning outcomes:

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand and interpret different theoretical approaches to the causes and consequences of conflict in different parts of the world;
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply different theoretical approaches to real-life examples
  • Recognise and explain the causes of conflict across a range of case studies


1 x 3,000-word essay, 1 x 1,000 essay

The optional modules listed on the website for this programme may unfortunately occasionally be subject to change. As you will appreciate key members of staff may leave the University and this necessitates a review of the modules that are offered. Where the module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you make other choices.