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International Politics and Human Rights MA

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Ask your own questions about how the world works and form reasoned arguments to address where you feel it fails. Your perception of international news may change forever after studying International Politics and Human Rights with us here in London.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

During this programme you will learn to challenge yourself, your specific ideas and why you hold them.

We help you to unpick complex concepts that shape our understanding of the world and identify their impact on global events.

This is a constantly evolving subject in a rapidly changing world. As such you will explore unique specialisms supported by up to the minute research.

You will graduate with the ability to undertake in-depth research, confidently challenge explanations of social and political life, and evaluate international relationships between major bodies including governments and transnational networks.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Arts (MA)

Who is this course for?

If you want to widely explore international politics and human rights before specialising your knowledge in one area, this programme is ideal.

Our programme is designed to give you the freedom to approach big global questions in your own individual way.


Our International Politics and Human Rights MA will help you to develop a range of transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.

You will be particularly highly skilled in research, analysis and presentation. These skills are attractive to organisations such as government bodies, non-government organisations, charities, consultancies and thinktanks.

Graduates from this programme have been recruited by the following organisations:

Amnesty International
The Open Rights Group
The Grass Roots Group
The United Nations
US Embassy
International Crisis Group
Ministry of Economy and Finance
European External Action Service.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,920per year

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

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 103 3

    46th out of 85 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    143 65%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    131 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60 60%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%



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