12 months
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16385 GBP/year
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About

Develop your skills, gain hands-on experience and become an employable specialist in international or domestic human rights in the Applied Human Rights programme from Sheffield Hallam University.

Overview

This postgraduate degree provides the grounding you need to enter human rights law and advances your existing degree. You'll cover the breadth of human rights theory and practice and graduate as a skilled, knowledgeable and employable practitioner.

Future careers

This Applied Human Rights course at Sheffield Hallam University prepares you for a career in

  • human rights law
  • policy or development work
  • human rights advocacy
  • academia or teaching
  • non-government organisations (NGOs)
  • local and central government services
  • research and development organisations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • Human Rights And Legal Scholarship
  • Human Rights In The 21St Century
  • Principles Of Human Rights And Social Justice
  • Applied Contemporary Refugee Studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Typically a 2.2 honours degree or above in law or equivalent.
  • If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skill areas or equivalent. 
  • If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 orequivalent we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /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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