MA Human Rights - Political Science (Research Route) / Course details
Year of entry: 2018
- You would like to study the legal and political issues surrounding human rights in a top UK institution with world class research facilities
- You want to work with dedicated staff and an internationally diverse peer group who share a passion for advancing human rights
- You are interested in the theoretical issues around human rights and gaining hands-on experience during a work placement
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 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 and political theory in order to better understand the complex global environment in which human rights claims are made.
- Course Director: Dr Jamie M. Johnson
- Tel: +44 (0)161 306 6929
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
|Dissertation Research Design||POLI60312||15||Mandatory|
|Ethics in World Politics||POLI70451||15||Mandatory|
|Human Rights in World Politics||POLI70492||15||Mandatory|
|Theories of Rights||POLI70722||15||Mandatory|
|Philosophy of Politics Research||POLI70771||15||Mandatory|
|Introduction to Quantitative Methods||SOST70511||15||Mandatory|
|Governing in an Unjust World||POLI60182||15||Optional|
|The Ethics Of Killing||POLI60221||15||Optional|
|Biography & Life History in the Social Sciences||POLI60331||5||Optional|
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