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Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights with Placement Year Sheffield Hallam University - Collegiate Campus Sheffield Hallam University - Collegiate Campus, UK

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GBP 16385

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20 months


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Program Overview

Develop your skills, gain hands-on experience and become an employable specialist in international or domestic human rights.

  • Develop a multidisciplinary understanding of contemporary issues in human rights and social justice.
  • Understand how human rights organisations work in practice.
  • Apply your skills by working alongside human rights practitioners throughout the course.
  • Take part in the work of the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice.
  • Enhance your employability and make the transition into a rewarding career.

This postgraduate degree provides the grounding you need to begin a fulfilling career advocating for and protecting others. You'll cover wide-ranging subjects and issues in human rights and graduate as a skilled, knowledgeable and employable practitioner.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

The course provides a supportive learning experience that employs wide-ranging means to impart understanding of contemporary issues from gender violence and radicalisation to asylum and global security. Your skills will be applied through working with academics and practitioners and you are offered an opportunity to work with the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice.

You learn through

  • Lectures and seminars
  • A dissertation on specialist areas
  • Teaching input from human rights organisations
  • Human rights case studies from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, British Council, United Nations, Amnesty and Clarion Global
  • Engagement with live projects, events and simulated cases
  • Workshops
  • Student presentations
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Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 28 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Study Work Visa (PSWV) work permit

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General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have a Bachelor's degree.

    6.5 IELTS Score
    90 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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