Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants are required to hold a Bachelor’s Degree in either humanities or social sciences or law from a recognised university or tertiary institution; or a Bachelor’s Degree in another area as deemed relevant by the University of Sydney and its partners.

English is the official language of instruction of the MHRD (Asia Pacific). International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.5 or above is required with no band below 6.0 (or equivalent in a recognised test).

Relevant practical experience in the area of human rights and/or democracy or a related field (for example, humanitarian aid or development) in inter-governmental, governmental, or non-governmental organisations is desirable but not required.

Applicants should also show a demonstrated interest in and commitment to human rights and democratisation.