Studying this course means you'll have opportunities to be involved with organisations outside the university - you can find out about them here.
Our links with professional practice provide a real-world base for our courses. They also help us to ensure your studies are kept up-to-date and relevant to the workplace.
The Human Rights MA has been developed in collaboration with a number of organisations committed to the defence and extension of human rights.
As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to undertake a placement in a human rights organisation. This can take place during either semester one or two and lasts a minimum of 80 hours.
You choose an area connected to your overall career ambitions in either a governmental or non-governmental organisation. Previous placements include English PEN, Peace Brigades International (UK) and the World Development Movement.
You will have the opportunity to:
We will provide you with support in:
Your course tutor will remain in touch with you throughout the placement.