MA Human Rights - Law/Political Science Pathway (Research Route) / Course details
Year of entry: 2018
The MA in Human Rights focuses on the pressing questions of human rights. Can there be space for human rights in world affairs? Who is responsible for the protection of human rights in world politics? These theoretical and practical concerns form the central focus of the degree and are addressed through the compulsory course units. This research route course is designed for students for whom a taught MA will be a prelude to a PhD. It will appeal particularly to those with an interest in the political, legal and ethical issues that arise from widespread human rights violations globally. The 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, political theory, and law in order to better understand the complex global environment in which human rights claims are made.
Course Director: Dr Jess Gifkins
Tel: 0161 275 4250
Teaching and learning
IMPORTANT NOTE ON PART-TIME STUDY
Part-time students complete the full-time programme over two years. There are NO evening or weekend course units available on the part-time programme.
You must first check the schedule of the compulsory modules and then select your optional modules to suit your requirements.
Updated timetable information will be available from mid-August and you will have the opportunity to discuss your module choices during induction week with your Course Director
Course unit list
The course unit details given below are subject to change, and are the latest example of the curriculum available on this course of study.
|Human Rights Law||LAWS60291||30||Mandatory|
|Dissertation Research Design||POLI60312||15||Mandatory|
|Human Rights in World Politics||POLI70492||15||Mandatory|
|Philosophy of Politics Research||POLI70771||15||Mandatory|
|Introduction to Quantitative Methods||SOST70511||15||Mandatory|
|Governing in an Unjust World||POLI60182||15||Optional|
|Biography & Life History in the Social Sciences||POLI60331||5||Optional|
|Human Rights Vocational Placement||POLI60502||15||Optional|
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