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Study in the School of Global Studies at Sussex, ranked 1st in the world for development studies

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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

This MA draws on Sussex’s academic expertise from across multiple disciplines. We combine internationally recognised research with fresh thinking, contributing practical insights of great value to policy-makers.

You will:
-Address key debates in the field
-Compare positions within historical and contemporary forms of human rights
-Identify and assess current international human rights regimes
-Apply human rights to broader concerns

This course is for you if you already have experience in the field of human rights – but previous experience isn’t a requirement for this MA. You’ll strengthen your analytical, research and presentation skills, and gain specialist knowledge.

How will I study?

You will study through taught modules. There are two core modules in the autumn term. In the spring

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above in politics, international relations, philosophy, law, history, sociology, anthropology, development studies or a related field. English language requirements - Standard level (IELTS 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each section).

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