International Relations and Human Rights

Explore how governments, non-governmental organisations and international institutions interact in their efforts to protect human rights.

You can focus on International Relations and Human Rights for the Master of Professional Studies degree. You can also study international relations and human rights issues as part of an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification in Politics and International Relations.

The Master of Professional Studies in International Relations and Human Rights is offered by Politics and International Relations in the School of Social Sciences.

Postgraduate careers

International Relations and Human Rights will sharpen your skills in research, political analysis and presentation. Our graduates have careers in NGOs, government service, the media, teaching and law firms. Recent graduates have also been recruited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Amnesty International.


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