MASTERSTUDIES

47 Masters Programs in Human Rights

To earn a master's degree, you will need to complete a bachelor's degree first. Schools that offer this advanced degree report it takes two years, on average. This advanced degree can take longer if you attend classes part-time while working.

What is a Master in Human Rights? This field of study looks at human outcomes given different situations and determines what result is best for humanity. Focuses within this field can be on theory or implementation. Specific subjects include social exclusion, diversity, children's rights and gender equality. Many programs include doing work in the field to better understand the direct impact of specific humanitarian efforts.

Some skills you may acquire while pursuing this degree include social sensitivity, emotional coping mechanisms and communication. These are important when dealing with human crisis whether in your own life or working in human rights.

There are multiple factors to consider when budgeting for your master's degree. These include how long you plan on studying, the books you will need and the cost of living in your school's location. To cover these costs, find out if the schools you are considering offer stipends for their graduate students.

With this degree, there are multiple sectors you can search for employment. Many of these are international in nature, such as international media, foreign trade and international regulations. Some of these are within government while others are public. Non-international positions could be found in consulting, research and activist groups. Use "human rights," "equality" and "social justice" as keywords while conducting a job search to see how prevalent positions like this are.

Schools with a human rights program are found all over the world, so decide where you want to study online when conducting your search. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

47 Results in Human Rights Filter

Master Social Work as a Human Rights Profession

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin
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The Alice Salomon Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences - in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession ...

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European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA)

The Global Campus of Human Rights
Master
Sep 2020
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English
Campus

E.MA offers you a unique learning and human experience through this intensive one-year Master’s programme articulated in two semesters: a First Semester in Venice (Italy), and ...

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Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
Master
Oct 2020
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15 months
English
Campus

The program is designed to provide students from different cultures and backgrounds with a deep understanding of the linkages between human rights and conflict management theo ...

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Master in Migration Studies (MIMS)

University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
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2 years
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The Master of Arts in Migration Studies is a two-year, 31-unit program that begins each fall. Students are given the option to study at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexic ...

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Master in Human Rights Education

University of San Francisco - School of Education
MA
Sep 2020
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2 years
English
Campus

Grounded in the practice of critical pedagogy, this program provides a dynamic learning community where students benefit from rigorous experience both in the classroom and in ...

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Master's Degree Programme in International Law and Human Rights

Åbo Akademi University
Master
Aug 2020
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2 years
English
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This two-year programme is designed to prepare its graduates for challenging careers in international and non-governmental organisations, public administration and academia, i ...

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Master of Arts in International Human Rights

University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies
MA
English
Campus

The MA in International Human Rights provides students with the opportunity to explore issues of human dignity while critically examining the norms, processes, and institution ...

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Máster en Gobernanza y Derechos Humanos

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Master
Feb 2021
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Spanish
Campus

El Máster se orienta a la investigación como el mejor camino para la especialización profesional, ofreciendo una formación idónea para la incorporación laboral en organismos p ...

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Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights

University of Applied Arts Vienna
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4 semesters
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The Vienna Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights was established in reaction to present-day challenges generatedby digitalization, globalization and neoliberalism. Global cri ...

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Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights

Saint-Joseph University - Political Science Institute
Master
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English
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The Arab Master is a unique one-year cross-regional programme. It is an intensive advanced course on Human Rights and Democracy with a focus on the Middle East and North Afric ...

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MA in Development and Human Rights

Swansea University
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The MA in Development and Human Rights combines insights from the fields of development studies, politics, and international law.

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Master of Arts in Holocaust Studies

University of Haifa, International School
MA
Oct 2020
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English
Campus

The Multidisciplinary MA Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa is dedicated to the creation and nurturing of a new generation of Holocaust researchers. Its a ...

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Master's Degree in Human Rights and Peace

ITESO - Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara
Master
Aug 2020
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5 semesters
Spanish
Campus

This degree program trains professionals who are committed to serving society; professionals in an ongoing search for the truth, who are capable of proposing and developing vi ...

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Master in European Union Studies and Human Rights

UCAM Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia
Master
Oct 2020
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Full-time
English
Campus

This master’s degree offers candidates a highly recommended training in European constitution and legislation. The target group of this program are graduates in Tourism, Polit ...

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Master in International Migration and Ethnic Relations

Malmö University
Master
31 Aug 2020
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English
Campus

The master’s programme in International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER) focuses on current international developments and research perspectives in migration and ethnic r ...

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