This two-year, full-time programme is taught in English in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Spain and Norway. Partners include, the University of Deusto (Spain), the University of Roehampton (London, UK) and the Göteborgs Universitet (Göteborg, Sweden) and the Artic University Norway (Tromso, Norway).
The programme has a strong emphasis on professional development, and how human rights principles can be put into practice through policy and active engagement in human rights issues. You will be exposed to legal, political, sociological and anthropological approaches to human rights promotion and protection in a globalised world.
The programme is designed for ambitious individuals who seek to be part of the rise in human rights discourse and practice. Whether you are pursuing a career as a human rights defender, preparing for training in international law or keen to gain experience in campaigning, our interdisciplinary approach based on our internationally renowned research in this field makes us an ideal choice. If you are looking to work in campaigning and advocacy with NGOs or IGOs, charities, pressure groups, research, journalism, academia, law or government, this MA programme is an excellent option for you.