Taught course

Applied Human Rights

Institution
University of York · Centre for Applied Human Rights
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

2:1 or equivalent. We will also consider a 2:2 with at least three years' relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Human rights defenders strive for a world in which human rights are respected, protected and fulfilled.

Learn to bridge the gap between theory and practice by combining hands-on experience with interdisciplinary academic enquiry. Discover the theoretical frameworks and practical skills which make advances in human rights possible.

Study different aspects of human rights practice: the strategies employed and the debates, institutions and political structures that human rights defenders seek to influence. You'll learn directly from human rights defenders with first-hand experience in governmental, judicial, and grassroots roles.

You'll also develop a range of fieldwork, advocacy and legal skills and apply these on a placement in the UK or South Africa.

Information for international students

If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. We accept the following qualifications:

IELTS 6.5, minimum, and 6.0 in all other components.

For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,290 (F/T)
International students
£19,950 (F/T)

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Professor Paul Gready
Email
paul.gready@york.ac.uk