Human Rights

Semester 2, 2020 unit of study availability

Some Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences units of study originally intended to run in Semester 2, 2020 are no longer available.

A full and up-to-date list of units of study available in Semester 2, 2020 from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, can be found on this webpage.
 

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Human Rights

Master of Human Rights

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) 24 credit points of core units of study
(b) a minimum of 12 credit points of selective units of study
(c) a maximum of 30 credit points from elective units of study
(i) with the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points can be taken as elective units from units of study outside the table, including:
(i) units of study from other faculties.
(d) a minimum of 6 credit points from capstone units of study
(e) an optional specialisation, including:
(i) Global Migrations specialisation: 6 credit points core and 12 credit points from the list
(ii) Social Policy specialisation: 6 credit points core and 12 credit points from the list
(iii) International Relations specialisation: 12 credit points core and 6 credit points from the list
(iv) Social Research specialisation: 12 credit points core and 6 credit points from the list

Graduate Diploma in Human Rights

Students complete 48 credit points including:
(a) a minimum of 24 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 6 credit points of selective units of study; and
(c) a maximum of 18 credit points from elective units of study
(i) with the permission of the Degree Coordinator a maximum of 12 credit points can be taken as elective units from units of study outside the table, including
(ii) units of study from other faculties.

Graduate Certificate in Human Rights

Students complete 24 credit points including:
(a) 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) 6 credit points of selective units of study; and
(c) 6 credit points of elective units of study.

Core units of study

HRTD6901
Human Rights and the Human Rights System
6      Semester 1
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6      Semester 2
HRTD6916
Human Rights Simulation
6      Semester 1
SCLG6916
Indigenous Rights - Global Issues
6      Semester 2

Selective units of study

SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
SCLG6700
Global and Regional Migration Governance
6      Semester 1
GEOS5501
Human Rights and the Environment

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2a
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N PHIL7607
Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights and International Development
6    N SCLG6912


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1

Elective units of study

Students who complete 18 credit points within a single cognate discipline with relevance to Human Rights will have a specialisation recorded. Students must satisfy any prerequisite requirements set by the offering Department or Centre, as well as any prerequisites set by individual units of study, before they enrol in any unit of study.
BETH5103
Biomedicine and Society
6   

Online only
Semester 2
BETH5203
Ethics and Public Health
6    N BETH5206


If an insufficient number of students opt to attend intensives on campus, the coordinator may choose to teach this unit of study in online mode only. Students will be contacted if this occurs.
Semester 2
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
CISS6002
Strategy and Security in the Asia-Pacific
6      Semester 1
CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
CISS6006
Intervention and 'Fragile' States
6      Semester 1
CISS6018
Nuclear Arms Control and Non-proliferation

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education
6    N SSCP6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
DVST6905
Development Project Evaluation
6      Semester 1
DVST6906
Culture, Gender, Health in Development
6      Semester 2
ECOP6015
Global Employment and Migration

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6018
Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6103
Strategic Debates on Economic Change
6      Semester 2
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability
6      Semester 1
GCST5910
Health, Pleasure and Consumption
6      Semester 2
GCST6905
Gender in Cultural Theory
6      Semester 2
GOVT6100
Foundations of Comparative Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6108
Democracy, Development and Rights in SE Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6109
Political Regimes and Regime Transition
6      Semester 2
GOVT6116
International Organisations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6119
International Security
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6136
Asia Pacific Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
GOVT6138
Gender, Family and the State

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6147
Foundations of International Relations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6150
Challenges of Democratic Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6156
Strategy and Civil Society
6      Semester 2
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
GOVT6316
The Politics of Policy Making
6      Semester 2
GOVT6357
International Policy Making
6      Semester 2
GOVT6358
Comparative Migration Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
JCTC6100
Sites of Trauma, Landscapes of Genocide
6      Semester 2a
MECO6901
Media Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6      Semester 1a
Semester 2a
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6902
Reconciliation and Conflict Transformation
6      Semester 2
PACS6909
Cultures of Violence

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    N SCWK6930
Semester 1
PACS6912
Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCWK6933
Intensive March
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    N SCWK6935
Intensive August
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCWK6941
Semester 2
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2b
PACS6924
Democracy in the Developing World
6      Semester 1
PACS6928
Community Mediation: Theory and Practice
6      Intensive April
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
SCLG6910
Comparative Welfare States
6    N SCWK6909
Semester 1
SCWK6910
Working with Communities

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
WMST6902
Arguing the Point
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2

Optional Specialisations

Global Migrations specialisation

6 credit points from the following
SCLG6700
Global and Regional Migration Governance
6      Semester 1
12 credit points from the following
ECOP6015
Global Employment and Migration

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6358
Comparative Migration Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6108
Democracy, Development and Rights in SE Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2

Social Policy specialisation

6 credit points from the following
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
12 credit points from the following
SCLG6910
Comparative Welfare States
6    N SCWK6909
Semester 1
SCWK6948
Social Policy Frameworks
6      Semester 1
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2

International Relations specialisation

12 credit points from the following
GOVT6137
Forces of Change in Int Relations
6      Semester 2
GOVT6147
Foundations of International Relations
6      Semester 1
6 credit points from the following
GOVT6116
International Organisations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6156
Strategy and Civil Society
6      Semester 2
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6357
International Policy Making
6      Semester 2

Social Research specialisation

12 credit points from the following
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
6 credit points from the following
ECOP6031
Research in Political Economy
6      Semester 2
GOVT6139
Research Design
6      Semester 1
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1

Capstone units of study

Students completing a Master of Human Rights are required to complete at least 6 credit points of capstone units of study. Students complete either of the following three capstone options:

(1) Semester-long research project

SCLG6905
Independent Research Project
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

(2) Year-long dissertation project

Students wishing to complete the year-long dissertation project must also take SSPS6001 or SSPS6002.
SCLG6906
Dissertation Part 1
6    P 24 credit points at 6000 level
N HRTD6909

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6907
Dissertation Part 2
6    P SCLG6906
N HRTD6911

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

(3) Student placement program

SCLG6923
Social Justice Vocational Project Design
6    N SCLG6914
Semester 1
Semester 2
SCLG6913
Social Justice Vocational Placement
6    P 24 credit points at 6000 level and including SCLG6923

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 1b
Semester 2
Semester 2b