Taught course

Human Rights

University of Sussex · School of Global Studies

Entry requirements

You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Your qualification should be in a social sciences or humanities subject. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry


Course content

Explore human rights in relation to women, children, migrants, minorities, fair trade, the environment and international crimes.
Taught by experts in the fields of anthropology, international relations, law and geography. You’ll strengthen your analytical, research and presentation abilities, and gain specialist knowledge.
If you have experience in human rights, this course allows you to reflect on that experience and develop new research skills. If you’re new to the field, the dissertation with placement is an invaluable opportunity to prepare for a career in this area.
The School of Global Studies, where you’re based, is a unique interdisciplinary school. Our international faculty undertake cutting-edge research. We also offer a distinctive programme of guest lectures and access to research placements with our worldwide alumni network and partner organisations.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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