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Masters in Human Rights in USA in 2024

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Columbia University, School of Professional Studies United States

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University of Connecticut School of Law (UConn) United States

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Masters in Human Rights in USA

Human Rights Masters Programmes

As a human we are automatically entitled to a certain amount of rights simply because we are a human. These rights are applicable wherever in the world we live or travel to, and are applied regardless of our age, gender, race, sexuality, religion or any other status. As society becomes more globalised, it is becoming clear that these rights are not being adhered to across the world, and this is something that human rights lawyers, activists and researchers are looking to change and develop.

During a masters in human rights, you will build on the knowledge you gained at undergraduate level. Modules you study could include:

  • Refugees, Displacement and Humanitarian Responses
  • Women and Human Rights
  • The International Politics of Health
  • Civil and Political Rights
  • Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery

Study in the USA

With over 1.1 million international students choosing the USA as their higher education destination each year, the country is one of the most popular study abroad destinations in the world. There are consistently many USA based universities and colleges ranked within the top 100 in the QS World University rankings, and it is not uncommon for the top 10 rankings to be dominated by American universities as well. As one of the biggest countries in the world, you will have many choices when it comes to deciding where you want to study abroad.

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