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This course is firmly grounded in the disciplines of international relations and international law. You will learn about the key theoretical approaches from these disciplines, consider the practical and ethical issues and frameworks, and apply them to a range of cases.
You will learn about the international legal, political, and philosophical approaches to human rights. You will also study the potential responses to protect individuals from human rights abuses in conflict, including the use of force.
You'll analyse the dynamics of human rights abuses in the context of violent conflict – both domestic and international. Areas you will cover include:
You will develop key research skills which provide a
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A first or upper second class degree or an equivalent qualification in politics/international relations or law. Consideration will also be given to individuals from other academic backgrounds where a clear connection between prior learning or future goals and the MSc is made. Further, consideration may be given to those with significant relevant practical experience where formal qualifications may fall slightly below required standards.
The University of Dundee aims to transform lives, working locally and globally through the creation, sharing and application of knowledge. The University has an excellent reputation and Dundee is a great place to be a student. We are University of the Year for Student Experience (The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020) and one of the UK’s top 30 universities (The Guardian University Guide 2020).Read more
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