UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course develops the skills and theoretical tools needed to carry out human rights research. It provides an understanding of the foundations, nature, limits and implementation of human rights. Students are introduced to philosophical, legal and policy issues and encouraged to engage with them in a critical way.

Course Modules

Core modules: international law and human rights; international human rights: standards and institutions; theoretical foundations of human rights; normative methods, legal analysis and research skills; choose 1 of the following 15'credit modules: introduction to qualitative methods; advanced qualitative methods; introduction to quantitative methods; advanced quantitative methods.

Course Additional Entry

As a minimum, a strong upper 2nd Class (65%) Honours degree from a UK university; a CGPA of 3.45; or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant practical or work experience in a related field may also be taken into account.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £11,190  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,195  Academic year. First year home fees