International Human Rights Practice, Postgraduate Certificate | Part time | Leeds Beckett University | Leeds, United Kingdom
9 months
2835 GBP/year
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Gain the in-depth knowledge to champion international human rights practices amid a backdrop of mounting political, economic, social, legal, ethical and environmental challenges on this International Human Rights Practice at Leeds Beckett University.  

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Through lectures, independent research and group activities, you will formulate your own principled and reflective positions on these issues, and develop your confidence as you give presentations and engage with your course peers in discussions.

Your organisational and problem-solving skills will be enhanced through planning and conducting interviews, developing project funding bids and managing budgets, giving you the hands-on experience highly sought after by third-sector organisations and charities. 

This International Human Rights Practice at Leeds Beckett University  will complement an undergraduate degree in a related discipline such as politics or law, adding a specialism to your existing expertise. If your degree is in an unrelated subject, it could also act as a conversion course, helping you to forge a new career in this highly rewarding and dynamic area. 


Your future career is our business. That's why we offer further study opportunities across all our subject areas. Our postgraduate courses are a great way to enhance the skills you have already learnt, benefit from our links with industry and give you a CV that will catch the eye of employers.

  • Research and project manager
  • Grant writer and fundraiser
  • Campaigner
  • Human rights practitioner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Human Rights Law
  • Human Rights Investigations
  • Theorising Human Rights 
  • Security, Conflict & Development
  • Civilian Protection 
  • War, Crime & Violence

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Most courses don't have fixed application deadlines. But, our courses are popular - they can fill up quickly. It's best to apply as early as possible.


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should either have a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; you can download our reference template for completion. All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements.  

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    2835 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2835 GBP per year during 9 months.
  • International short: £5,335

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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