Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Acquire specialist expertise in the field of international or domestic human rights.
- Apply your skills by working alongside human rights practitioners throughout the course.
- Gain a deep understanding of human rights law, principles and policy while building on your existing qualifications.
- Enhance your employability and make the transition into a rewarding career.
- Study full or part-time and benefit from wide-ranging teaching methods.
- lectures and seminars on campus
- teaching input from human rights organisations
- monitoring and review of human rights case studies
- active engagement with live projects and simulated cases
- guided reading
- student presentations
- peer support
- individual student reflection on learning
- virtual lectures
- human rights law
- policy or development work
- human rights advocacy
- academia or teaching
- non-government organisations (NGOs)
- local and central government services
- research and development organisations
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. Compulsory modules Dissertation Foundations Of Human Rights Human Rights And Legal Scholarship Human Rights In Times Of Global Crises: Protecting The Most Vulnerable Elective modules Contemporary Forced Migration And Refugee Rights Human Rights Advocacy Researching Human Rights
Typically a 2.2 honours degree or above in law or equivalent. If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS 6.5 score with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other skill areas or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 orequivalent we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score. If you do not have such academic qualifications we may consider your application individually, based on your personal, professional and work experience, and other formal qualifications. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course