18 months
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7200 EUR/year
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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

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

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

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  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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