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Understanding and Securing Human Rights

School of Advanced Study, University of London

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15115 GBP/year
8525 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Understanding and Securing Human Rights at School of Advanced Study, University of London  is the longest-running interdisciplinary, practice-orientated human rights master’s degree programme in the UK. I

Overview

It was established in collaboration with Amnesty International to provide scholarly and practical training for future human rights defenders. Located in Bloomsbury, the intellectual heart of London, it offers students easy access to world-class libraries and facilities, including Senate House Library, the British Library and the British Museum. 

Key Features 

  • The Understanding and Securing Human Rights degree from School of Advanced Study, University of London  aims to develop students as human rights practitioners and to enable them to engage with the intellectual and philosophical foundations of human rights. 
  • All of our graduates are awarded a University of London degree. The course can be studied full time or part time. 

Programme Structure

Core modules: 

  • Understanding Human Rights I: Ideas and Contexts 
  • Securing Human Rights I: Actors and Mechanisms, Skills and Strategies 
  • Translating Human Rights into Law I: The Foundations of International Human Rights Law
  • Dissertation (15,000 words)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

150 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The normal minimum entrance requirement would be a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree from a university in the UK, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • Applications from candidates who do not meet the formal academic requirements but who offer alternative qualifications and/or relevant experience, could be considered.
  • English is the language of instruction and applicants are required to demonstrate an appropriate level of proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15115 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15115 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8525 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8525 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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