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Course summary

This is the UK's only master's in Human Rights and International Relations. It will help you become a skilled professional in the field of promoting and protecting human rights. You will gain a critical understanding of the central role that human rights play in current international debates. On this challenging programme you'll explore the role of human rights and international relations in issues such as terrorism, struggles for democratic freedoms, genocide, defence policy, climate change and social justice. You will graduate with the skills to succeed in a highly competitive environment for international human rights advocacy and protection. Our programme draws upon a range of disciplines in law, politics, sociology, history and philosophy. This holistic approach will enable you to choose a specialisation and tailor your own research project according to your interests. Gain international experience in the field by taking part in our annual research study trip to learn about the promotion and protection of human rights. You will be taught by active researchers who are committed to social justice and have made groundbreaking impacts on society. The Crucible Centre for Human Rights Research is a multidisciplinary research centre conducting research on a range of contemporary human rights, migration and related issues. You will benefit from regular workshops and seminars that the centre holds as well as being a part of major EU-funded projects and activities. London's diverse international community is central to this programme, which has an established network with human rights organisations to help provide you with opportunities for professional work placements for launching your career.

Entry requirements

You are usually expected to hold a good second-class honours degree (or above) from an approved university or college in the UK, or a recognised degree from abroad. Advice on recognition may be obtained from the Admissions Manager.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6824 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6824 Year 1
Scotland £6824 Year 1
Wales £6824 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Human Rights and International Relations at University of Roehampton - UCAS