University of Essex
Theory and Practice of Human Rights
Our applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree, or equivalent, in a relevant subject. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 7.0, or equivalent.
Core modules include: Dissertation; theory and practice human rights; human rights colloquium. Optional modules include: Acute crises and displacement; business and human rights; citizenship, international migration and human rights; colonialism, culture and human rights; comparative politics of human rights; contemporary issues in human rights and cultural diversity; contemporary theories of justice; culture and intimacy; current controversies in criminology and criminal justice policy; democracy, citizenship and constitutions; detention under international law; development, state building and terrorism; dynamics of home and work; ethics, politics and public policy; European convention on human rights 1; European union law and human rights; formative debates in criminology; foundations of economic, social and cultural rights; human rights and development; human rights and political theory; human rights for women; human rights in the Asia/pacific region; international child law; international human rights law; international protection of the rights of indigenous peoples; international security studies; international trade and human rights; promotion and protection of human rights in Africa; psychoanalysis of groups and organisations; psychosocial perspectives on human rights; race and class in the united states, south Africa and Britain; social psychology; sociology of human rights 1; sociology of human rights 2; texts and documents; the law of international peacekeeping; the protection of minorities in international law; the protection of refugees and displaced persons in international law; transitional justice.
assessment methods include a combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 6,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 3,475 per Year 1 (England)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 3,475 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 3,475 per Year 1 (Scotland)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 3,475 per Year 1 (Wales)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|
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