Human Rights

Degree information for students who commenced their degree prior to 2015 can be found here:
www.sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

Human Rights

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Human Rights must complete 24 credit points of core units of study.
Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Human Rights must complete 48 credit points, including 24 credit points of core units of study and 24 credit points from elective units of study.
Candidates for the Master of Human Rights must complete 72 credit points, including 24 credit points from core units of study, 24 credit points from elective units of study, 18 credit points from either the Internship or the Dissertation pathway and a minimum of 6 credit points from capstone units of study.

Core Units of Study

GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment
6      Semester 2
HRTD6901
Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms 1
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    SCWK6901  Semester 2

Elective Units of Study

FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
FASS7002
Critical thinking and Persuasive writing
   

Semester 1
Semester 2

 

BETH5103
Biomedicine and Society
6   

If an insufficient number of students opt to attend seminars on campus, the co-ordinator may choose to teach this Unit of Study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Prerequisite: Assumed knowledge: A three-year undergraduate degree in science, medicine, nursing, allied health sciences, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
BETH5206 
Semester 2
CISS6006
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 2
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    SSCP6900  Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education
6    SSCP6901  Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation
6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights & International Development
6    SCLG6912  Semester 2
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6210
Special Topics in International Studies
6      Winter Main
GOVT6220
The State, Secession, and Civil War
6      Semester 1
HRTD6902
Human Rights/Democratisation Research
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
HRTD6904
Democratisation: Theory and Practices
6      Semester 2
HRTD6905
Human Rights & Democratisation Intensive
6    HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904 
HRTD6901 and HRTD6902 and HRTD6903 and HRTD6904 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive January
Intensive November
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights
6    PHIL7607  Semester 2
HSTY7001
The History of Human Rights
6      Semester 1
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    SCWK6930  Semester 1
Semester 2
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    SCWK6935  Intensive March
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6    SCWK6941  Semester 2
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food
6      Semester 1
Semester 2b
PACS6927
Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding
6      Intensive September
SCLG6902
Doing Social Research
6    SCLG3003  Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
SCLG6905
Independent Study and Report
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6910
Social Policy International Perspectives
6    SCWK6909  Semester 1
SCLG6918
Introductory Quantitative Methods
6      Semester 1
SCWK6910
Working with Communities
6      Semester 2
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2

Dissertation Pathway

HRTD6909
Dissertation Part 1
12    a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission 
HRTD6907 and HRTD6908 and HRTD6911 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2a
HRTD6911
Dissertation Part 2
6    a minimum of 24 credit points completed as part of either the Master of Human Rights (MHR) or Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (MHRD), or by departmental permission 
HRTD6907 and HRTD6908 and HRTD6909 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is delivered at one of the partner institutions.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 2a

Internship Pathway

MIPH5219
International Health Project Management
6      Semester 2
SCLG6913
Human Rights Internship A
6    24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6914
Human Rights Internship B
6    24 credit points from the Master of Human Rights program or 24 credit points from the Development Studies program 
SCLG6913 

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Capstone Units of Study

HRTD6916
Human Rights Simulation