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Development and Human Rights, MA

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

The MA in Development and Human Rights combines insights from the fields of development studies, politics, and international law.

You will examine critical global issues facing the 21st century societies through a dynamic course that combines theoretical and applied perspectives.

Taught by leading experts, you will apply legal theory, political insights and specialist research and planning tools in the analysis of the interface between human development and human rights in international public policy, including aid policy.

DEVELOPMENT AND HUMAN RIGHTS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The course will provide you with a through grounding in the interface between human rights and human development in international public policy and in international law. In addition, you will develop your critical analytical skills and specialists skills in planning tools used in professional practice.

Graduates from this course are well placed to enter professional employment, working with foreign or aid ministries, in national public sectors, or with other humanitarian organisations, including inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations.

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 17,850per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 103 7

    36th out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    123 56%

    46th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    18th

    31
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    129 59%

    47th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    24th

    1

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