This course is suited to human rights workers, those who want to work in the human rights field, professionals who wish to apply human rights principles to their practice, development workers, non-government organisation workers, activists, teachers, mediation and conflict workers, and community workers.
You will study the theory and philosophy of human rights across different cultural, religious, philosophical and political traditions, and how these ideas are translated into practice in the contemporary world. This course is suitable for those working both in Australia and internationally. It provides an opportunity to discuss human rights and develop your ideas and skills in human rights practice with people from different cultural backgrounds, professions and disciplines.
Why study the Human Rights course from Curtin University
Our classes are taught by enthusiastic academics with strong theoretical and practical backgrounds. Our staff are multi-disciplinary and encourage self-directed learning in a supportive environment.
These courses attracts students from diverse professional, academic, cultural and religious backgrounds. You will be immersed in a highly interactive course, learning from staff and fellow students in a respectful, dynamic and friendly environment.
Our courses are internationally recognised. Graduates are now working in both government and non-government organisations' projects in Australia, Asia and Europe.
Graduates will have an internationally recognised qualification which will assist with entry to exciting career prospects in a wide range of government and non-government settings.
Previous graduates have gone on to work in European Union (EU) anti-racism programs, human rights non-government organisations (NGOs) in Indonesia, policy development roles in Western Australia, direct service provision both locally and overseas in a range of human services, and advocacy and lobbying positions.
- Human Rights Theory and Philosophy
- Community Education and Consciousness Raising
- Human Rights and Development
- Human Rights History Across Cultures and Religions
- Human Rights Instruments and Institutions
- Human Rights Activism, Advocacy and Change
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Application deadline not specified.
DisciplinesLegal Studies Political Science View 37 other Masters in Legal Studies in Australia
CRICOS code: 061485B
- Certified copies of academic transcripts for previously attained qualifications that are relevant to the Curtin course for which you are applying.
- English test results, see our English prerequisites for more detail.
- Supporting information for your application, including supplementary forms for certain courses. Please note that if the required ‘supplementary forms’ are not completed and attached to this application, we will not proceed with the assessment of your applications.
- As part of the Simplified Streamlined Visa Framework (SSVF), you may be required to provide additional information in order for us to perform Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessments as part of your application.
National Applies to you18000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 18000 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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