Master of Human Rights Law

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

Master of Human Rights Law provides a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the laws governing this field. Students will develop advanced professional skills to further their specialist career in non-government organisations, government sectors, community groups or human rights-related organisations such as international development agencies. Students will also gain an understanding of the Australian legal system, and will investigate contemporary law issues, practice and scholarship, and evaluate complex issues relevant to the field from theoretical, international and interdisciplinary perspectives.

Designed for

Students wanting to obtain a legal qualification and build on practical experience in the area of human rights law

Structure

8 coursework units (including at least 5 specialised units). Students without an undergraduate law degree, or who have not been granted credit, must complete the unit Australian Legal System. Students with a law degree from a non-Australian jurisdiction must complete the unit Introduction to Australian Legal Process.

Subjects

  • Human rights
  • Law

Standard entry requirements

  • A bachelor honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, including social sciences, humanities or another relevant discipline, as determined by the faculty, with a minimum credit average
  • Or a bachelor degree (or equivalent), plus either a graduate diploma (or equivalent) in law or a related discipline, including social sciences, humanities or another relevant discipline, or a graduate certificate (or equivalent) in law or a related discipline, including social sciences, humanities or another relevant discipline as determined by the faculty
  • Or a bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, including social sciences, humanities or another relevant discipline, plus sufficient relevant work-based experience or professional learning to provide the equivalent of a bachelor honours degree in one of those disciplines, as determined by the faculty.

Study pathways

Articulates from graduate diploma degree programs.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
City - Law Chambers International: $41,400 Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Full-time : 1 year

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