Interested in human rights? Take the first step in developing your critical thinking, problem-solving, advocacy and communication skills in this field.
In as little as one semester, this interdisciplinary programme can open up opportunities in international human rights organisations, government, policy agencies, human rights institutions and national NGOs in New Zealand and overseas.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights is also great if you’re currently working in law, regulatory agencies, human rights or education.
An interview may be required.
You need to successfully complete 60 points from papers in the Master of Human Rights. You should discuss your paper choice and intended study sequence with the programme leader before enrolling in papers.
To complete this programme you attend a series of block courses delivered by international experts.
Career opportunities for graduates include human rights work in:
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