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Human Rights and International Conflict - MA (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
London
English
January 2021
Virtual open day
3/10/2021
Virtual open day
3/31/2021
Virtual open day
6/4/2021
Virtual open day
6/15/2021

Program description

Human Rights and International Conflict - MA (Full-time)

Why study this course?

Human rights and international conflicts confront us with the most urgent moral and political issues of our time. This course explains and explores these issues, addressing hard questions by drawing on diverse theoretical approaches and practical experiences. Taught by published experts in human rights, peace and conflict studies, international relations, politics, history, philosophy and women’s studies, the master’s degree will equip you with the kind of understanding necessary to work for peace, justice and human rights in the real world.

The Human Rights and International Conflict MA explores the relation of states and their international organisations to the idea and practice of human rights. You’ll gain a strong grasp of the moral, ethical, political and legal issues at stake in international relations and conflicts, including the current conflict between Islamism and the international community of states.

You’ll confront the issue of how to reconcile theoretical unconditional rights with a consequentialist ethic of political responsibility and security. You’ll also explore particular interests, problems and conflicts that demand judgement and action.

The master’s degree will provide both a solid academic grounding in human rights and international relations, and offers a wide choice of optional modules. You’ll be trained in research methodology before completing a 12-15,000 word dissertation dealing with a subject of your choice.

Admission requirements

You will be required to have:

  • At least a 2:1 at undergraduate level in a humanities or social science subject (candidates with other qualifications or relevant vocational experience may be considered)

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • History and Theory of Human Rights
  • Human Rights and International Conflict Dissertation
  • Human Rights and the International Order
  • International Conflict Resolution
  • American Foreign Policy in the 21st Century
  • Citizenship and Social Justice
  • Human Security
  • International Law and International Order
  • Religion and International Relations
  • Security Studies
  • Social Policy Themes and Priorities: Local, Regional and Global
  • Theory and Research Methods in International Relations
  • Violence Against Women: Issues, Research and Policy

Modules and module details are subject to change over time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: £8,950 per year
  • International students: £13,250 per year

Continuing studies

Some graduates also go on to study a PhD.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this course have opportunities for employment in the private, public and third sectors. Graduates have gone on to work in private, public and third sectors.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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