Keele University

Keele University

Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice

This course offers an opportunity to study human rights in the interdisciplinary context of law, politics and philosophy. The course content reflects that human rights is one of the key discourses of our times. The course is taught on a semesterised basis. Course content combines analysis of current human rights law and practices with a critical exploration of the structures, potential, and limits of law and legal reform, at the domestic, European, and international levels. The focus on �globalisation and justice� emphasises the contemporary and interdisciplinary nature of the course.

Entry requirements

The course is open to all graduates with a 1st or 2nd class honours degree. International students whose 1st language is not English must have IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Foundations of human rights; equality, discrimination, minorities; human rights in a global market; human rights and global politics.

Assessment methods

Assessment of the 30 credit modules is by means of coursework. This requires a written assignment of 5,000 words for each module. The pass mark is 50% and students must pass each of the modules in order to progress to the dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,520 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,225 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 1 years
MA Part-time £ 2,990 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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