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Development and Human Rights, MA

Development and Human Rights, MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

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

Course type


Course Summary

The MA in Development and Human Rights blends modern insights from the fields of development studies, politics, political theory 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, social and political theory and specialist research tools in the analysis and comprehension of development and human rights.

This course is designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study.

You will develop a robust knowledge-based around development and human rights, as well as excellent oral and professional writing skills. Graduates from this course are well placed to enter industries including humanitarian organisations, local government, politics and the public sector.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

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