Taught course

Equality and Human Rights

University of Glasgow · School of Social and Political Sciences

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent (e.g. a GPA of 3.0 or above) in a relevant social science or humanities subject.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme offers a unique opportunity for you to gain knowledge about a wide range of equality issues and to think across the dimensions of inequality.

  • The programme responds to radical changes in approaches to equalities and human rights in Scotland, the UK and beyond.
  • Taught by a team of specialists from a range of areas of inequality, including gender, race, sexuality, disability and faith, the programme looks at what equality and human rights mean and what practical steps can be taken to achieve them.
  • You will examine the major causes of inequality today and how the idea that certain groups are less equal than others emerged. You will also study what sustains that idea and how these groups are interrelated.
  • If you are interested in going on to study for a PhD, there is a closely-related MRes in Equality and Human Rights which combines a grounding in the subject with advanced research training.

Information for international students

Please see the English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time £8,000
International students
Full time: EU £8,000 Non EU £16,650
Please see the list of scholarship opportunities available.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

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