Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Regional Program)

 

Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Regional Program)


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://www.sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course and stream title
MAHRDAPR-01 Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Regional Program)

 

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time in the first semester of enrolment.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is an advanced learning master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Collaborating Institutions

This course is offered in collaboration with other academic institutions (subject to change) in the Asia-Pacific:

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.
(2)
Admission to candidature for the Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Regional Program) requires:
(a)
a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit (65%) average calculated over the whole degree, from the University of Sydney, including a major in a relevant subject area in the humanities or social sciences, or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
a Bachelor of Laws degree with a minimum credit (65%) average calculated over the whole degree, or an equivalent qualification.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for this course are set out in the Postgraduate Table of Units of Study for the Human Rights and Democratisation subject area.
(2)
Candidates for the Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Regional Program) are required to complete 60 credit points, including:
(a)
a minimum of 24 credit points of units of study to be completed at the University of Sydney;
(b)
a minimum of 24 credit points of units of study to be undertaken at (a) collaborating institution/s including 18 credit points of elective units of study as a research component comprising either a dissertation or an internship;
(c)
a minimum of 30 credit points of core units of study; and
(d)
a minimum of 12 credit points of core elective units of study.

7 Course transfer

A candidate for the Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Region Program) may elect to discontinue study and transfer to the Master of Human Rights with full credit for the units of study completed, with the approval of the Dean.

8 Award of the degree

The Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific Regional Program) will be conferred by the University of Sydney and the relevant collaborating institution, under a conjoint agreement.

9 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2016.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2016 will complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January 2021. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.