Human Rights and Global Ethics MA, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    7805
    Tuition (Full programme)
    7805
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Online
The course is designed to equip graduates with knowledge and skills relevant to employment and career development in government, media, business, NGOs and any professional context in which cross-cultural sensitivity and ethical awareness is a requirement.
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  • Fees and funding

About

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.

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Programme Structure

Core Modules:

  • The Politics of Human Rights

Option Modules (choose three):

  • American Interventionism after the Cold War
  • Democracy and Legitimacy in the European Union
  • Diplomatic Systems
  • Intelligence and Security
  • International Security
  • Post-Cold War World Order
  • The Art of Negotiation
  • EU Enlargement and Democratic Consolidation in Post-Communist Europe
  • Theories of International Relations
  • The International Politics of Protection
  • Strategy in the Modern World
  • Governance and Corruption
  • The Politics of European Integration
  • Euroscepticism
  • The Politics of Conflict and Violence
  • Gender in a Global Perspective
  • The Transformation of Modern Warfare
  • The Politics of Global Modern Nuclear Order
  • The Politics of Violent Conflict and its Legacies in Northern Ireland

(Please note: due to regular enhancement of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website (www.le.ac.uk) or/and Terms and Conditions (http://www2.le.ac.uk/legal) for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this information prior to submitting an application.)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
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Academic Requirements

Either a first- or a good second-class honours degree from a British university or its equivalent, in Politics, History, International Relations or other related subjects. For the distance learning course in particular, we also welcome applicants with relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 7805 International
  • GBP 7805 EU/EEA
*September 2016, March 2017:

Home/EU/International: £7,805

Fee listed is for the whole course

Funding

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