M.A. Human Rights and Genocide Studies in Collegium Civitas

  • On Campus
  • 18 months
  • EUR12500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
Collegium Civitas | Warsaw, Poland
Students will spend the first semester of their studies either at Kingston University in London or at the European University-Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder). During the second semester they will study at any of the four universities, different from the one where they studied during the first semester. In the third semester, students will complete an internship and write their dissertation under the supervision of a professor from the chosen university.

Description of Human Rights and Genocide Studies in Collegium Civitas

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In recent years there has been a growing academic and practical interest in human rights and in a separate but related issue of genocide, with an increasing concern with how genocide might be prevented or halted. The European Master of Arts in Human Rights and Genocide Studies Program is concerned directly with these major themes of our time. This Program is a unique inter-disciplinary MA degree program, the first of its kind in Europe. It is taught in 4 universities:

  • Collegium Civitas, Warsaw (Poland)
  • European University-Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder) (Germany)
  • Kingston University, London (UK)
  • Siena University, Siena (Italy)

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • EUR 12500 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 5300 Year (EEA)
Home and European Union 2015/16: MA part time £2,650Overseas (not EU) 2015/16: MA part time £6,250
Start date October  2015
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 18 months
Partnership Joint
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

The program is divided into 7 streams and each stream is further divided into modules (courses). Whereas same streams are taught at all participating universities, the particular modules vary. This is to ensure that all students will receive the same quality education in Human Rights and Genocide Studies, while being able to deepen their interests and choose from a wide selection of modules provided by the participating institutions.

The first semester

Stream 1: Human Rights Legal and Institutional Frameworks
Stream 2: Case Studies in Genocide and Mass Violence
Stream 3: Research Methods
Stream 4: Responses to Mass Atrocities Legal Measures, Peacekeeping and Reconciliation

The second semester

Stream 1: Human Rights Legal and Institutional Frameworks (cont.)
Stream 2: Case Studies in Genocide and Mass Violence (cont.)
Stream 4: Responses to Mass Atrocities Legal Measures, Peacekeeping and Reconciliation (cont.)
Stream 5: Humanitarian Intervention Legal and Institutional Protection

The third semester

Stream 6: Internship
Stream 7: Dissertation

The consortium universities have secured internship placements for all students in various national and international agencies and organizations. Nevertheless, each student may individually arrange her/his internship (upon approval of the Program Director).

Students will choose a supervisor for their dissertation from any of the participating universities, according to their research field. Students may also be able to choose a supervisor from one of the associated universities.

English Language Requirements

Requirements for Human Rights and Genocide Studies in Collegium Civitas

What you need to apply for this course

One or more of the following:

  • a second class degree or above or equivalent; and/or
  • relevant non-certified learning or work experience

We particularly welcome applications from people working in human rights organisations.

Interviews

We normally invite all applicants who fulfil, or are likely to fulfil, the admissions requirements for an interview with the course director or another senior member of the teaching team. International students based overseas can arrange for an interview by email or telephone.

Prior learning - AP(E)L

Applicants with prior qualifications and learning may be exempt from appropriate parts of a course in accordance with the University's policy for the assessment of prior learning and prior experiential learning.

Work Experience for Human Rights and Genocide Studies in Collegium Civitas

No work experience is required.

More Information

Accreditation

MA in Human Rights and Genocide Studies - European Joint Master's Program

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Collegium Civitas, Poland

Poland Collegium Civitas is a relatively young university (founded in 1997) located in the very centre of Warsaw, the capital of Poland. Despite its age, it has earned a deserved reputation of an exceptional place to study international relations, social and political sciences in English. In Central and East Europe it is one of the very best if it comes to a variety and quality of offered courses and programs taught in English. Collegium Civitas is entitled to award BA, MA and PhD degrees.