University of Glasgow
Human Rights and International Politics
Students attend lectures, seminars and tutorials and take part in project and team work and an international study trip; the dissertation, written during the final phase of the programme, is the opportunity for students to explore their own specialist interest in human rights and international politics and to demonstrate the research and writing skills they have developed during the programme.
Applicants should have a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent (eg B/3.0 GPA) in politics, law or related social science subject.
Core courses: critical perspectives on human rights (politics); fundamentals of international law (law); human rights and global politics (politics); qualitative research methods or Social science statistics; optional courses (2 chosen, 1 from politics and 1 from law): politics: challenges in international politics; China's international politics; Chinese politics and society; comparative European politics; ethics in global politics; EU in international politics and development; foreign policy of the United States; freedom of expression; globalisation and European integration; institutions and policies of the European Union; international relations theory; international security and global politics; internet and civil society; media and democracy; political institutions, crisis and communication; political legitimacy: contemporary perspectives; and politics of gender in development; law: British constitutionalism c1600-1800; freedom, security and justice in the European Union; globalisation, constitutionalism and human rights; law and democracy; and United Nations law; and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,533 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 9,667 per Academic year (overseas fees)||9 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 4,533 per Academic year (EU fees)||9 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Glasgow||Glasgow||G12 8QQ||Scotland|
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