MA Development and Human Rights

Swansea University

Program Description

MA Development and Human Rights

Swansea University

This MA is a multi-disciplinary programme combining insights from the fields of development studies, politics, political theory and international law. It examines some of the key issues confronting twenty-first century global societies through a dynamic programme that combines theoretical and applied perspectives and is taught by a team of leading academics in their fields.

Students will be encouraged to apply legal theory, social and political theory and research tools in analysing and understanding development and human rights, as well as being taught key historical and policy dimensions and concepts.

Description

The full-time course structure is split across the year with three modules offered in each academic semester (a total of six modules in (part one) and then a dissertation over the summer (part two).

Students study four compulsory modules, the research process module and one optional module. The dissertation component is written on a specialist research topic of their choosing.

Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an lower second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 8, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug., 2017
Duration
Duration
1 - 3 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
5,750 GBP
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Deadline
Start date Aug., 2017
Place
United Kingdom Swansea, Wales
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 3 years
Price 5,750 GBP
- UK/EU; 14,350 GBP - International (full-time). £1,950 - UK/EU; £4,800 - International (part-time)