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Development and Human Rights, MA

Development and Human Rights, MA

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Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Civil Law Personal Finance / Consumerism / Rights Legal Rights (Law)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The MA in Development and Human Rights combines insights from the fields of development studies, politics, and international law.

You will examine critical global issues facing the 21st century societies through a dynamic course that combines theoretical and applied perspectives.

Taught by leading experts, you will apply legal theory, political insights and specialist research and planning tools in the analysis of the interface between human development and human rights in international public policy, including aid policy.

DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The course will provide you with a through grounding in the interface between human rights and human development in international public policy and in international law. In addition, you will develop your critical analytical skills and specialists skills in planning tools used in professional practice.

Graduates from this course are well placed to enter professional employment, working with foreign or aid ministries, in national public sectors, or with other humanitarian organisations, including inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Modules

This module introduces MA students to philosophical and methodological issues relating to the possibilities, purpose and conduct of the social sciences. These issues are of great importance for the development of thinking about how to study political theory, political science or international relations. The intellectual reflection demanded by this module will feed into students? approaches to their work in the sub-disciplinary modules and dissertation.
Development and Human Rights

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally a 2:2 with a minimum of 55% overall.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more