Geographies of Violence and Conflict (001G4DIR)
30 credits, Level 6
In this module, you study how geographers have thought about, studied, and explained, violence and conflict.
You study whether violence and conflict are considered an exceptional situation or a 'normal' aspect of societal change.
You look at:
- the scale of conflict, from domestic violence to international war
- how violence and conflict affect people (and groups of people)
- the differences between diverse forms of violence.
100%: Practical (Workshop)
10%: Coursework (Group presentation)
90%: Written assessment (Essay)
Contact hours and workload
This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 36 hours of contact time and 264 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses:
- Anthropology and International Development BA
- Economics and International Development BA
- Geography and International Development BA
- Geography and International Development MArts
- Geography and International Relations BA
- Geography and International Relations MArts
- International Development BA
- International Relations and Development BA
- Sociology and International Development BA