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Human Rights, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
University rank #230 (QS) , | Online
This Human Rights course from Curtin University 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.

About

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.

Career information

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    300 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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Academic Requirements

CRICOS code: 061485B

  • Completed a bachelor degree awarded by a recognised tertiary institution. 
  • English language proficiency

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    28900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28900 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    17700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17700 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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