16 months
15340 CAD/year
6700 CAD/year
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Human Rights from University of Manitoba critically analyzes, from an interdisciplinary perspective, the theory and practice of human rights as a framework for social justice. 


Human Rights from University of Manitoba examines historical and current human rights struggles to better understand the potential, politics, challenges and limitations of the international human rights framework.

Students at Human Rights from University of Manitoba will:

  • increase experiential learning opportunities
  • put theory into practice while deepening their learning. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Practice of Human Rights: Critical Perspectives
  • Human Rights Research and Methods
  • Human Rights Law
  • Museums, Memory, and Witnessing
  • Architecture Interdisciplinary
  • Disability Studies
  • History of Disability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-­year bachelor’s degree
  • One undergraduate-­level course in human rights or equivalent field experience is preferred
  • Statement of Interest
  • Thesis Proposal (if pursing the Thesis route)
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2
  • CV
  • Submit your transcripts (unofficial copies)
  • English language proficiency
  • Pay the application fee
  • Minimum B average (3.0) in the last 60 credit hours or equivalent. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15340 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7670 CAD per semester during 16 months.
  • National

    6700 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3350 CAD per semester during 16 months.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /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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