Department of Political Science


MA Human Rights

The Human Rights MA 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.

Programme Overview


Understand the structure of the programme, including module options, exams and the dissertation.

Entry Requirements and Fees

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Browse our Entry Requirements, Core & Optional Modules and much more. 

Faculty and Staff

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Meet the Human Rights Faculty and Staff. 

Student Voice


Hear from Jess, our Human Rights student talk about her experience studying with us in the Department of Political Science. 

Frequently Asked Questions

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We've compiled the most commonly asked questions from prospective students to help you with your application. 



View the stats and figures on where our graduates have gone to after they have studied with us at the department.