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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Master of Human Rights

  • Masters (Coursework)

This degree provides you with an understanding of how human rights apply in various political, social, economic and environmental contexts.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1 - 1.5 years full-time
Course Code
MAHUMRIG2000, 082905B
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$6,566 per year / $6,566 total
International Fees
$37,500 per year / $37,500 total

About this course

This degree provides you with an understanding of how human rights apply in various political, social, economic and environmental contexts. You will develop critical skills in the effective use of human rights tools and language to achieve specific changes in the world while gaining skills to apply to real situations and create workable solutions.

Obtain vital knowledge of international and regional human rights systems and investigate areas including sociology and social policy, political science and political economy, philosophy, history and human geography. This degree has a global outlook and explores domestic policy and legal issues in the context of the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on Australia's geopolitical position.

Why study with us?

This program combines social, scientific and legal approaches to the study of human rights and provides a holistic perspective on human rights and social change. The course addresses human rights violations at the local, national, regional and global levels. You will have the opportunity to undertake independent scholarly research on current human rights issues and participate in an internship within an Australian or international human rights organisation.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown