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About

The aim of the Master of Arts in Human Rights Law and Practice from University of Malta is primarily to provide a multi-disciplinary and in-depth teaching of human rights law.

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Overview

The Master of Arts in Human Rights Law and Practice from University of Malta  aims at giving participants theoretical knowledge and practical know-how of human rights through an analysis of human rights concepts, international, regional and national documents, and the application of such concepts and documents in practice.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

Graduates of the Master of Arts in Human Rights Law and Practice have progressed in the academic field and moved on to follow PhD programmes. Others have taken their careers further and work as educators or promoters of human rights within their national education or justice system. Other graduates are employed with NGOs, national, regional and international organisations such as the Council of Europe and the National Commission for the Promotion of Equality.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Rights Theory and Political Philosophy
  • Human Rights within the National Legal Framework
  • Human Rights Obligations and State Institutions
  • Methodology, Research Skills and Legal Analysis
  • International Protection of Human Rights
  • Rights and Freedoms - Civil, Political, Social, Economic and Cultural

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Introduction Week
Monday 12 October to Friday 16 October
  • Opening Ceremony
Friday 16 October

Language

English

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of:

  • a Bachelor degree in Law obtained with at least Second Class Honours or with at least Category II, or in social sciences, or the political sciences, or international relations, or in humanities or
  • a Bachelor degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours or with at least Category II in any other area of study deemed relevant by the Board.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10800 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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