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Human Rights and Conflict MSc

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This course is firmly grounded in the disciplines of international relations and international law. You will learn about the key theoretical approaches from these disciplines, consider the practical and ethical issues and frameworks, and apply them to a range of cases.

You will learn about the international legal, political, and philosophical approaches to human rights. You will also study the potential responses to protect individuals from human rights abuses in conflict, including the use of force.

You'll analyse the dynamics of human rights abuses in the context of violent conflict – both domestic and international. Areas you will cover include:

  • international criminal justice mechanisms
  • transitional justice
  • humanitarianism
  • research methods

You will develop key research skills which provide a foundation for academic work and also for work in a variety of institutional settings.

Careers:

This course will prepare you for a variety of job opportunities, including:

  • non-governmental organisations
  • international governmental organisations (such as the United Nations or European Union)
  • foreign ministries
  • the private sector

You could also go on to further postgraduate study, such as a PhD, with a view to a full-time career in academia or research.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,950per year

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

University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

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