Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course Summary Develop your skills, gain hands-on experience and become an employable specialist in international or domestic human rights.
- 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
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, and Researching Human Rights. ELECTIVE MODULES: Contemporary Forced Migration And Refugee Rights, Human Rights Advocacy, and Rights In Action.
Typically a 2.2 honours degree or above in human rights, law, social science, politics, international development or a related humanities disciplines. We also welcome those who have relevant professional experience and those who wish to apply the practical realisation of human rights within their professional field. ENGLISH LANGUAGE QUALIFICATIONS: 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 6.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.
Fees and funding
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