The study of human rights typically focuses on the theory of human rights, as well as human rights treaties and law. Essentially, human rights can study developing cultural guidelines and practices to ensure the humane treatment of all people.
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....