UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Human Rights

The course develops the skills and theoretical tools needed to carry out human rights research. It provides an understanding of the foundations, nature, limits and implementation of human rights. Students are introduced to philosophical, legal and policy issues and encouraged to engage with them in a critical way.

Entry requirements

As a minimum, a strong upper 2nd Class (65%) Honours degree from a UK university; a CGPA of 3.45; or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant practical or work experience in a related field may also be taken into account.

Course modules

Core modules: international law and human rights; international human rights: standards and institutions; theoretical foundations of human rights; normative methods, legal analysis and research skills; choose 1 of the following 15-credit modules: introduction to qualitative methods; advanced qualitative methods; introduction to quantitative methods; advanced quantitative methods.

Assessment methods

The programme has an integrated research and teaching approach, where key and cutting edge areas are brought into the seminar room for discussion, and students are encouraged to carry out original research into these areas. Assessment is through essays, unseen examination, seminar presentations, and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,190 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,190 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,190 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,190 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,195 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,195 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,195 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,195 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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