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The MA in Development and Human Rights is offered through the Department of Political and Cultural Studies. The MA studies issues of concern to developing countries and focuses on social, political and economic development and its relevance to communities and regions in the developing world. Graduates have careers in humanitarian organisations, government and politics, foreign office and diplomatic core, media and communication and international business.
Part-time study: Part-time study is offered. Duration a minimum of two years.
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The typical entry requirement is a minimum of a lower second class BA degree (with an overall average of at least 55%) or equivalent, in Arts, Humanities, Social Science or a related subject area. Overseas students are expected to possess and IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent, if English is not their first language. Relevant work experience is taken into consideration.
AHRC awards are available, and Local Education Authority awards can sometimes be obtained.
The University offers a number of bursaries for graduate study for UK and EU students.
The MA in Development and Human Rights is offered through the Department of Political and Cultural Studies in the College of Arts and Humanities. The Department's research groups provide a distinct international and multi-disciplinary forum for the advancement of research. Regular research seminars and lectures are run through these groups and also the Research Institute for Arts and Humanities (RIAH) which students are encouraged to attend.
The College also has a Graduate Centre. The Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and postgraduate taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance research and writing skills and offers support for career development.
Information regarding dates and times for Enrolment can be found on the Student Records webpages.
Applications should be made through UCAS.
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