University of Manchester
This course provides students with an advanced, critical, interdisciplinary and systematic understanding of human rights issues within a global context. It is an interdisciplinary degree which allows student's exposure to developments in international politics and political theory in order to better understand the complex global environment in which human rights claims are made.
A Minimum 2.1 Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a social science subject for direct Master's entry; minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in a social science subject for postgraduate diploma route entry; for applicants whose 1st language is not English; IELTS overall 7, writing score 7; TOEFL overall 623, TWE 5 (PBT); TOEFL overall 263, TWE 5 (CBT) (this test is no longer available but results less than 2 years old can be submitted); TOEFL overall 100, with 25 in each of the 4 sections (IBT).
Modules include: Dissertation research design; ethics in world politics; human rights in world politics; theories of rights; philosophy of politics research; introduction to quantitative methods; global justice; the ethics of killing; rhetoric in politics; focus groups for social research.
Assessment is by a dissertation.
School of Social Sciences: Stanley Jevons Postgraduate Loyalty Bursary.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees)||9 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||18 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
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