Arab Master in Democracy and Human Rights
University of Saint Joseph
Vienna Master of Arts in Applied Human Rights
University of Applied Arts
Master of Laws (LL.M) in Human Rights
The University of Hong Kong
International Law and Human Rights
Åbo Akademi University
International Human Rights Law
University of Groningen
Theory and Practice of Human Rights
University of Oslo
Human Rights Studies
European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation
Global Campus of Human Rights
Aberystwyth University in Wales, United Kingdom, offers a Master of Laws degree in Climate Change and Human Rights. A 12-month course of study, the program includes coursework in international law, climate change law, food policy law and electives plus a full-length dissertation, which is completed during the final semester.
Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, offers a Master of Public Health degree in Health Law, Bioethics & Human Rights. Students spend one year on campus completing the course requirements, which includes 24 credit hours and a master’s thesis. Admission to this unique program is highly competitive. Typically, work experience is required in addition to a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Sciences Po in Paris, France, offers a Master of Arts degree in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action for individuals with a special interest in humanitarianism. This innovative program includes courses in anthropology, sociology, history and philosophy and allows students to choose a specialty that directly relates to their goals and interests. “The teaching and learning objective is to give students the tools for strong analytical contextualisation that gives both depth and breadth to the issues and stakes in human rights and humanitarian action and that enable students to make the ‘right decision at the right moment’ when undertaking action on the ground.”
Aberystwyth University in Wales, United Kingdom, offers a Master of Laws degree program in International Commercial Law and Human Rights. All students in the 12-month, full-time program take courses in International Commercial Law, International Human Rights Law, Environmental Human Rights Law, International Copyright Law, E-Commerce Law, Regulation Of Business Cartels and Human Rights, Environment and International Business.
Aberystwyth University in United Kingdom, offers a Master of Laws distance learning degree in Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. All students in the 2-5 years program complete a 13,000 to 15,000-word dissertation and modules in international human rights law, international humanitarian law and public international law. Elective modules are offered on a wide range of topics.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel, offers a Master of Arts degree in Human Rights and Transitional Justice. Intended for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree in political science or international relations, the full-time program requires one year of study to complete. Students take courses on the Arab-Israeli conflict and on international law and human rights topics.
The University of Dundee in United Kingdom, offers a Master of Laws degree in International Criminal Justice and Human Rights. All students in this 12-month program take courses in Individual Criminal Liability in International Criminal Law, UN Human Rights Law, Global Human Rights Law, Transnational Crime and Counter Terrorism and regional Human Rights Systems. Applicants must have, or expect to receive in the anticipated year of entry, a good honours degree in law.
The University of Leicester in the United Kingdom offers a Master of Arts degree in Human Rights and Global Ethics. A fully online program, the course of study takes 24 months to complete on a part-time basis. All students complete one module in the politics of human rights and then select three elective modules related to their areas of interest.
The University of Birmingham in Birmingham, United Kingdom, offers a Master of Laws degree in International Law: Crime, Justice and Human Rights. A 1-year program, the course of study includes a 15,000-word dissertation and six modules selected by students in consultation with their faculty advisors. Courses may be taken in law, political science and international studies.
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