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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Legal Rights (Law)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course examines the human rights actors, activities and mechanisms used to define and protect human rights. A key concept is the role of practitioners/activists in the field. The course deals with political developments in the UK, in Europe and internationally, and explores the extent to which human rights are enshrined in and supported by deeper politics and culture, and by institutions, structures, movements and values.

You will benefit from exceptional teaching by enthusiastic human rights specialists and will acquire essential practical skills required in the field, eg advanced research training, campaign design and impact evaluation. You will also be supported in preparing your dissertation, in which you will research an area of interest in depth. You will have the opportunity to arrange a placement in a human rights organisation, increasing your employability in the field.

Different course options

Full time | Penrhyn Road Campus | 1 year | SEP-18

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-18

Modules

The Masters programme culminates in the dissertation, an extended project that allows the student to engage in independent research, applying and developing the content of the taught modules to a topic of their choice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need to have a second class degree or above or equivalent and / or relevant non-certified learning or work experience.

University information

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