City University London

Course Introduction

This course is for those students who want to understand global events within an ever'changing dynamic political environment; the course allows students to combine their study of human rights with a systematic understanding of global political processes and power politics; the core modules provide analytical skills for thinking about global politics in general and the role of human rights in particular; students can then choose from a range of modules that cover key facets of human rights, international politics, human rights law and related issues.

Course Modules

Core modules: human rights and the transformation of world politics; global ethics: principles, power and politics; international politics research workshop; international politics dissertation plus optional modules.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree or equivalent in related discipline; those with other degrees and relevant work experience are considered; non'native English speakers must hold 1 of the following: a 1st degree from an overseas institution recognised by the university as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, or GCE O'level/GCSE English language or English literature, grade C minimum, or Cambridge ESOL CPE at grade C or above, or an overall score of 6.5 in the IELTS with a minimum of 6.0 for each subtest, or a score of 600 minimum (computer score 250) in the TOEFL, or satisfactory standard in the verbal section of the Princeton Test (GMAT), or US SAT with 500 in verbal performance, or WELT with pass grades of BBC minimum, or other evidence of proficiency in the English language which satisfies the board of studies concerned.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,500  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,250  Academic year. First year home fees