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Human Rights degrees in the UK in 2024

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Politics with Human Rights BA (Hons)

Leeds Beckett University United Kingdom

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BA International Human Rights BA, UG:Bachelor

Regent's University London United Kingdom

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American Studies/Third World Development BA (Hons)

University of Northampton (UON) United Kingdom

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History BA (Hons)

University of East London (UEL) United Kingdom

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History BA (Hons)

Sheffield Hallam University United Kingdom

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BA/BA (Hons) Social Sciences BA, BA (Hons)

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) United Kingdom

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Human Rights Degrees in the UK

Human Rights Degrees

Human rights as an academic field is the study of the rights, moral principles and norms for human behaviour. These rights are automatically applied to a person because they are a human being. In developed countries, we may see these rights as something we do not need to think about, but increasingly these rights are being threatened. Humans are entitled to these rights regardless of their race, age, sexuality, gender, religion, ethnicity or any other status, and should be applied to every human no matter where in the world they are located or travel to.

During a degree in human rights, you will cover a variety of topics. These might include:

  • International Law and Human Rights
  • The Theoretical Foundations of Human Rights
  • Indigenous and Minority Rights
  • Poverty, Vulnerability and the Global Economy
  • LGBTQI+ Rights

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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