Planit


Human Rights and Conflict

University of Dundee

Venues

City Campus

Content

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.
Key course content includes:
international legal, political, and philosophical frameworks and approaches to human rights;
dynamics of human rights abuses in conflict; potential responses to protect individuals from human rights abuses in conflict, including the use of force; international criminal justice mechanisms; transitional justice; humanitarianism.

Entry Requirements

An honours degree in Politics/International Relations or a related subject at lower second class or above.

Consideration will also be given to individuals from other academic backgrounds where a clear connection between prior learning or future goals and the MSc is made. Further, consideration may be given to those with significant relevant practical experience where formal qualifications may fall slightly below required standards.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

12 months

Department

School of Social Sciences

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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