Human Rights and Global Ethics MA by distance learning

University Of Leicester, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 12,841

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  • 1 Years
  • Online
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
This course combines the study of the main theories and concepts related to human rights and global ethics with detailed empirical analysis of issues such as intelligence, slavery, citizenship, refugees, animal rights, security and war.
  • By taking this course you will gain a thorough grounding in the political and international theory of human rights and global ethics. You will develop your knowledge of the different theoretical and political perspectives on human rights and study in depth the global political context of pressing ethical issues.
  • The degree will equip you with the competencies and skills to understand and participate in contemporary debates in human rights and global ethics and to analyse politics and international relations using a mixture of normative, theoretical and empirical tools.
  • You will gain the knowledge and skills relevant to employment and career development in government, media, business, non-governmental organisations and any professional context in which cross-cultural sensitivity and ethical awareness is a requirement.
  • By choosing to study by distance learning, you will have the flexibility to fit your study around existing commitments and enhance your career prospects without having to leave employment. 

What's the difference?

  • For the MA you will complete two core modules, two option modules and a dissertation.
  • For the PGDip you will complete two core modules and two option modules.
  • For the PGCert you will complete two core modules.
  • The PGDip and PGCert are not available as full-time courses.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements

  • 2:1 degree or its equivalent in Politics, History, International Relations or other related subjects.
  • Equivalent relevant professional experience may be considered.

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.

MA

Core modules

  • The Politics of Human Rights
  • The International Politics of Protection
  • Plus your Dissertation

Option modules

Choose two option modules from:

  • American Interventionism after the Cold War
  • Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union
  • Diplomatic Systems
  • International Security
  • Post Cold War World Order
  • The Art of Negotiation
  • Theories of International Relations
  • Intelligence: Key Concepts and Debates
  • EU Enlargement and Democratic Consolidation in Post-Communist Europe
  • Strategy in the Modern World
  • Governance and Corruption
  • The Politics of European Integration

Euroscepticism

  • The Politics of Conflict and Violence
  • Gender in Global Perspective
  • The Politics of Modern Global Nuclear Order
  • The Politics of Violent Conflict and its Legacies in Northern Ireland
  • Europe as a Global Actor
  • Political Economy of International Development

PGDip

Core modules

  • The Politics of Human Rights
  • The International Politics of Protection

Option modules

  • Choose two option modules from:
  • American Interventionism after the Cold War
  • Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union
  • Diplomatic Systems
  • International Security
  • Post Cold War World Order
  • The Art of Negotiation
  • Theories of International Relations
  • Intelligence: Key Concepts and Debates
  • EU Enlargement and Democratic Consolidation in Post-Communist Europe
  • Strategy in the Modern World
  • Governance and Corruption
  • The Politics of European Integration

Euroscepticism

  • The Politics of Conflict and Violence
  • Gender in Global Perspective
  • The Politics of Modern Global Nuclear Order
  • The Politics of Violent Conflict and its Legacies in Northern Ireland
  • Europe as a Global Actor
  • Political Economy of International Development

PGCert

Core modules

  • The Politics of Human Rights
  • The International Politics of Protection
  • UK and EU Students
  •  This is the total course fee. 
  • You will pay this fee wherever in the world you live. 
  • Starting in September 2021 or March 2022 MA: £9,305 
  • PGDip: £6,195 PGCert: £3,100
  •  A Sanctuary Scholarship is available on this course for refugees/asylum seekers and their dependants. 
  • Find out more about how to pay and scholarships and funding. 
  • Did you know you can apply for a Government Postgraduate Loan? 
  • Find out if you're eligible.

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