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Human Rights (MA, PG Diploma and PG Cert)

Online University of London Masters Programmes

February, September PgDip, MA, PgCert 2 - 5 years

About the course

This MA is based on an established programme developed in collaboration with leading human rights activists to provide training for future human rights professionals.

The cutting-edge content looks at human rights issues from a practical perspective as well as a theoretical and legal one. We offer a wide range of elective modules. The topics address emerging issues in human rights, such as the impact of environmental destruction on human rights; human rights and the Sustainable Development Goals; or cultural genocide.

Note: this course was previously referred to as: Understanding and Securing Human Rights.

  • MA: You study 7 modules (3 compulsory, 3 electives, 1 dissertation)
  • PGDip: You study 6 modules (3 compulsory, 3 elective)
  • PGCert: You study 3 compulsory

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Entry Requirements

You will need either a bachelor degree in a relevant discipline from an institution acceptable to the University or relevant education and work experience that comprises suitable training for the programme.

If you have a qualification in an unrelated subject or an unconventional career path with diverse work experience, we will consider your application on its own merits.



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