University of York
Applied Human Rights
People from diverse academic backgrounds, and from human rights organisations and other, related fields, are encouraged to apply. Applicants will normally be expected to have a good 1st degree (2.1 or its equivalent). Applications are also welcomed from candidates with a good 2.2 degree (or equivalent) and at least three years relevant work experience. If you're a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.
Modules include: Defending human rights; international human rights law and advocacy; social sciences and human rights practice. Optional modules include: asylum, migration and human trafficking; culture and protest; truth, justice and reparations after violence. Optional modules taught in other departments: Conflict and development (politics); contemporary issues in toleration (politics); critical perspectives on the criminal justice system (sociology); global governance (politics); globalisation and social policy (social policy and social work); governing for the environment (politics); peace agreements ending intra-state conflicts (politics); law and social control (sociology); teaching and learning citizenship and global education (education); women citizenship and conflict (Centre for Women's Studies).
Assessment is based on dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2016||-||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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