Taught course

Human Rights

Institution
University of Roehampton · Department of Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

The University policy will be applied in addition to the following: Criteria i. A demonstration of the ability to study successfully at postgraduate level. This will normally mean at least an upper second class honours degree in any subject or an equivalent, for example, the successful completion of an appropriate post-qualifying professional or access programme. ii. Graduates for whom English is not the first language must satisfy the University requirement for IELTS currently at 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all sections. Process i. All applicants who do not fully meet the above requirements will normally be interviewed. ii. Applicants who do not have an upper second class degree but who have other claims for consideration may be admitted if they demonstrate their ability to meet the intellectual demands of the programme by means of a two hour unseen essay-style assessment. iii. Applicants who have not met the English requirement of the University must, if appropriate, take and pass a pre-sessional programme that meets the necessary standards. iv. Registration will be done within the normal University procedures.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Gain a world view on the current debates within the theory and practice of protecting human rights at Roehampton. You will approach this complex subject from an inter-disciplinary perspective, drawing on sociological, legal, philosophical and political insight. This programme is ideal for students who are pursuing careers as human rights defenders, preparing for training in international law, or keen to gain experience in campaigning. You will graduate with the skills you need to succeed in a highly competitive, international environment for human rights advocacy and protection.

Information for international students

Graduates for whom English is not the first language must satisfy the University requirement for IELTS currently at 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in all sections.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgraduate@roehampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 8392 3232