Taught course

International Relations and Human Rights

University of York · Department of Politics and International Relations

Entry requirements

For full details on entry requirements, please go to the official course page: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/courses/ma-international-relations-human-rights/

Months of entry


Course content

In a fast-changing, increasingly interconnected world, there has never been a more important time to understand how the workings of international politics affect human rights all over the globe.

Learn how the global politics of trade, migration, health, sustainable development, conflict, and new global security challenges affect the human rights of people in various regions of our world, from Europe and Asia to Africa and Latin America. By familiarizing you with diverse theoretical perspectives on the issues, this course will enable you better understand how big-picture global politics shapes the human rights environment in all corners of the world. It will provide clarity on the global challenges and opportunities for human rights in the 21st-century.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Department of Politics and International Relations