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Human Rights - Law or Political Science Pathway (Research Route)

The University of Manchester

12 months
Duration
22000 GBP/year
10500 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Human Rights - Law or Political Science Pathway (Research Route) from The University of Manchester focuses on the pressing questions of human rights.Can there be space for human rights in world affairs? Who is responsible for the protection of human rights in world politics? 

Overview

These theoretical and practical concerns form the central focus of the degree and are addressed through the compulsory course units. This research route course is designed for students who wish to progress to PhD study. It will appeal particularly to those with an interest in the political, legal and ethical issues that arise from widespread human rights violations globally.

The Human Rights - Law or Political Science Pathway (Research Route) from The University of Manchester provides you with an advanced, critical, interdisciplinary and systematic understanding of human rights issues within a global context. It is an interdisciplinary degree which allows you exposure to developments in international politics, political theory, and law in order to better understand the complex global environment in which human rights claims are made.

Career opportunities

In recent years, our graduates have progressed into careers in a variety of areas, such as:

  • academia;
  • the Civil Service;
  • journalism;
  • the NGO sector;
  • and a wide range of related positions in both the public and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation Research Design
  • Human Rights in World Politics
  • Philosophy of Politics Research
  • Ethics & Genetics and Genomics
  • Global Health Law and Bioethics
  • Research Ethics

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK 2:1 (Hons) degree (or international equivalent) in any subject.
  • Please supply your degree transcript with details of the courses you have taken and marks obtained (if available).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.

MA (part-time)

  • UK students (per annum): £5,250
  • International, including EU, students (per annum): £11,000

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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