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Human Rights 

School of Advanced Study, University of London

Ph. D. On Campus Online
36 months
Duration
15500 GBP/year
6130 GBP/year
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About

This Human Rights degree from School of Advanced Study, University of London presents the opportunity to gain expertise in your area of interest while also honing a range of transferable skills. 

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Overview

Undertaking doctoral research allows you to develop in-depth knowledge, while making a meaningful contribution to your chosen field.

With guidance from our expert supervisors, you'll carry out extensive independent research culminating in a thesis of up to 100,000 words. Broadly speaking the focus of research degrees has increasingly been on the humanities and cognate social sciences, particularly on the subjects of human rights, globalization and development, politics, and Commonwealth history.

On completing this Human Rights degree from School of Advanced Study, University of London , you'll be well prepared for specialist career paths both within academia and beyond.

Study Mode

You can study on-campus or online.

Opportunities and Facilities

Students pursue their academic interests in the friendly and supportive environment of the Institute; their research is enhanced by the outstanding libraries of the University of London, including the Institute’s own prestigious collection.

More broadly, the School of Advanced Study itself offers excellent resources for inter-disciplinary research by bringing together nine internationally renowned research institutes that support the promotion of research in the humanities.

Much like the Institute itself, the School offers a broad range of events, seminars and conferences that we encourage our research students to engage with.

Our research students can also take advantage of a varied and challenging research training programme, with general research skills training and research methodologies courses provided through the School and subject-specific training provided within the institutes.

Programme Structure

The Institute of Commonwealth Studies offers doctoral research supervision in the following broad areas:

  • Human rights
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Ecocide
  • Genocide studies
  • The foreign and defence policies of Commonwealth countries
  • The politics, governance and development of South Asia
  • African politics, governance and development
  • Ethnicity: conflict and accommodation in plural societies
  • The Mediterranean and the colonial powers

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Before submitting an application you are advised to contact a member of the academic staff who has interests in your proposed field of study to discuss your proposal. 
  • Once you have contacted the School, you will be put in touch with a potential supervisor. It is important that you discuss your outline research proposal with them, and that you feel you can work together. Your supervisor will discuss any further development or re-focusing of your proposal before the formal application is taken to the relevant Research Degrees Committee for approval.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6130 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6130 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Part time:

  • UK: £3600
  • EU/Overseas: £9300

Funding

Find out more about our range of funding opportunities: https://www.sas.ac.uk/graduate-study/fees-and-funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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