This MSc at the University of Stirling is the only Human Rights and Diplomacy programme in the world. It is taught in partnership with the leading training body of the United Nations: the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).
Students will learn about the practice and theory of human rights laws and politics, the UN human rights institutions, their history and their philosophical foundations. Throughout the programme there is a strong emphasis on employability. Students are taught by top human rights researchers and gain practical training from experienced UN personnel in negotiating draft documents, and learning how to make a difference.
The course includes a study visit to Geneva, so that all students are able to observe the Human Rights council in session. In addition, during the final three months of the course, student are able to apply for a highly desirable internship or can pursue projects with human rights organisations or to tackle a traditional dissertation.
Interested in finding out more? Applying from Canada? Please contact Barclay Educational Services. Barclay is a recognized agent of the University of Stirling in Canada. As such there is no charge for our application assistance. The University pays our fee. Contact JSB@barclayedu.com