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A Master in Science (MSc) degree is the next logical step for students with their bachelor degree who want to further their education. Each program is designed to prepare the student for more challenges in their field of study, which helps improve their job search after graduation.

What is an MSc in Human Rights? This master’s program provides students with a strong foundation in policy and law with regard to defending human rights. The coursework outfits students with a realistic understanding of human rights operations in political, economical, environmental, and social contexts. Students will learn legal language and tools, research skills, and how to present strong arguments. Many programs include internships with a number of international organizations in order to give the student practical aspects of the field. 

Earning an MSc in Human Rights is beneficial in a number of ways. The skills and knowledge learned can help students both professionally and personally, and equips them to deal with a variety of situations. This degree opens the door to many different careers and allows graduates to work all over the world.

There are human rights programs in many different international locations. Costs vary quite a bit, depending on school location, program duration, and other factors.

Graduates with a Master in Human Rights have a variety of career options, depending on their interests. Disciplinary fields that are looking for graduates include history, political science, human geography, sociology, law, business, and social policy. Employers include government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations. Graduates with a strong background in journalism and education can also further their career with a human rights degree.

If defending human rights is a passion of yours, consider pursuing a degree. There is a master’s program available for all interests and budgets, and you can start exploring our database online for courses right now. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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3 Results in Human Rights

University College of Southeast Norway

In combining the areas of human rights and multiculturalism, this MSc is unique in Europe. This is an interdisciplinary program focusing on human rights and culture at lo ... [+]

MSc in Human Rights and Multiculturalism

In combining the areas of human rights and multiculturalism, this MSc is unique in Europe.

This is Human Rights and Multiculturalism

This is an interdisciplinary program focusing on human rights and culture at local, national, regional and international levels.

The program is designed to accommodate students with degrees in different academic disciplines. It is also a post graduate degree course in teacher education.

Because human rights knowledge and awareness of the public issues are crucial elements in the realization of human rights, the study of human rights education and human rights in professional practice are important elements in the program.... [-]

Norway Drammen Rauland Hønefoss Porsgrunn Bø i Telemark Kongsberg Horten  + 4 More
August 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
SOAS University of London

The programme is designed for Masters students who are interested in the politics of human rights, humanitarianism and international and transitional justice especially i ... [+]

MSc Politics of Conflict, Rights & Justice

Duration: Full Time: 1 Year Part Time: 2-3 Years - students usually complete their core modules in Year 1, and their option modules and dissertation in subsequent years.

Minimum Entry Requirements: The qualification for entry is normally a first or upper-second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Politics or International Relations, or a related social science discipline. Applicants without such a background may be considered for admission depending on their academic training and undergraduate performance.

Start of programme: September

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Who is this programme for?

The programme is designed for Masters students who are interested in the politics of human rights, humanitarianism and international and transitional justice especially in conflict and post-conflict states. It is also highly relevant to anyone working or intending to work in international NGOs, international organizations, think tanks and advocacy groups in the areas of rights, humanitarian assistance and transitional justice. It also looks more broadly at the future of global human rights in a world where, many claims, the influence of the West is declining and asks critical questions about the legitimacy and effectiveness of transitional justice mechanisms and humanitarian intervention.... [-]

United Kingdom London Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
Aarhus University

Challenging conventional understandings of security Human Security is a unique master’s programme and the first of its kind in Europe. In the course of this cross-discipl ... [+]

Human Security is a unique master’s programme and the first of its kind in Europe. In the course of this cross-disciplinary programme, you will achieve a deeper understanding of social and environmental conflicts around the world. These conflicts are multi-dimensional, and we cannot separate the effects of food security from environmental security, economic security from human dignity or from health. Rather than trying to separate them, you will learn how to analyse and intervene in this complex network of interwoven social, economic and political factors. The Master’s programme is directed by the Department of Anthropology and is based at Campus Moesgaard south of Aarhus city.

Challenging conventional understandings of security ... [-]
Denmark Aarhus
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus