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Human Rights - Law or Political Science Pathway (Standard 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 (Standard Route) course from The University of Manchester will appeal particularly to you if you have an interest in the political, legal and ethical issues that arise from widespread human rights violations globally.

Overview

 The Human Rights - Law or Political Science Pathway (Standard Route) course 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.

The central focus of the degree addresses the pressing questions relating to human rights, through the compulsory course units and varied optional course units. This `standard route' course is designed for students for who are interested in careers in fields related to government and non-governmental organisations, as well as teaching, journalism or any career where advanced knowledge of human rights coupled with an advanced capacity to communicate effectively will be an advantage.

Career opportunities

In recent years, our MA Human Rights graduates have progressed into careers in a variety of sectors, including:

  • academia;
  • the civil service;
  • journalism;
  • the NGO sector, and;
  • a wide range of related positions in both the public and private sectors.
  • As a School of Social Sciences postgraduate at Manchester, you will also have access to an array of careers support tailored to your career or further study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Rights Law 
  • Dissertation Research Design 
  • Human Rights in World Politics 
  • Dissertation 
  • Ethics & Genetics and Genomics 
  • Global Health Law and Bioethics 
  • Research Ethics 
  • The Politics and Governance of Development 
  • Civil Society & Public Action 
  • Citizen-Led Development 

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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