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Development and Human Rights MA - FUNDING AVAILABLE!

Swansea University

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Why not come and see Swansea for yourself? We have three Postgraduate Open Days each year (Autumn, Spring and Summer) which will give you the chance to find out more about our courses and funding, meet staff and students, and tour our outstanding seafront campus. See http:www.swansea.ac.ukpostgraduateopendays for dates and booking information _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ A multi-disciplinary scheme combining insights from the fields of development studies, politicspolitical theory and international law, Development and Human Rights examines the comparatively new interface between human rights and international development and is offered in association with the School of Law. It includes compulsory modules on human rights theory, on international human rights law and on rights-based approaches to international development. Students take two additional compulsory modules offered by the Department of Political and Cultural Studies and one elective module. MA students must also complete a dissertation. The scheme is intended primarily for students with career interests in international development andor the international promotion of human rights. Part I of the MA consists of 120-credits of compulsory and optional modules that provide training in research skills and theory, allow you to study particular topics with experts in the field, and prepare you for the 60-credit Dissertation which comprises Part II of the scheme. The MA can be pursued full-time or part-time. Full-time students complete Part I over two semesters, in one academic year part-time students normally complete Part I over four semesters, in two years. The compulsory modules are: Human Rights, Humanitarian Intervention and Global Justice Rights Based Approaches to Development International Human Rights Law (offered by Law School) Conceptual Issues in the Social Sciences Governance: From State Formation to Global Governance FUNDING: We have a number of University scholarships available to the value of ?2,700 and additional Arts and Humanities scholarships to the value of ?1,750. For more information: http:www.swansea.ac.ukartsandhumanitiesNewsCentreLatestNewsandEventsHeadline,44393,en.php

Why not come and see Swansea for yourself? We have three Postgraduate Open Days each year (Autumn, Spring and Summer) which will give you the chance to find out more about our courses and funding, meet staff and students, and tour our outstanding seafront campus. See http:www.swansea.ac.ukpostgraduateopendays for dates and booking information...

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Entry Requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an lower second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in a relevant discipline, normally an lower second or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.

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