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Master of Human Rights

  • Masters (Coursework)

Put human rights learning into practice and pursue your interest areas in greater depth.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
6 months full-time
Course Code
MC-HRIGHT
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

The Master of Human Rights promotes a critical understanding of the discourse that enables policy workers, lawyers, educators, social workers and journalists to contribute to the development, protection and application of human rights.

Study locations

Perth

Online

What you will learn

  • apply knowledge of the principles and concepts of human rights in work and community settings
  • critically analyse political, service, policy and moral issues using a human rights framework; think creatively to develop human rights based solutions to social and political problems
  • locate, critically evaluate and synthesise relevant evidence and human rights literature
  • communicate, both verbally and in writing, comprehensive analyses of complex human rights data or theories
  • use technologies to effectively collect information and communicate findings
  • demonstrate ability in self-directed learning
  • recognise the global nature of human rights issues and apply knowledge of practices learned
  • demonstrate a critical appreciation of diverse cultural aspects of human rights theory and practice
  • demonstrate ability to work ethically and independently on study and fieldwork projects, as well as work collaboratively with fellow students, staff and colleagues in the field

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at Curtin University.
86.6%
Overall satisfaction
77.1%
Skill scale
77.7%
Teaching scale
62%
Employed full-time
$70k
Average salary