Human Rights

Errata
Item Errata Date
1.

The following unit of study is no longer available in 2019:

HRTD6909 The Philosophy of Human Rights

 10/12/2018
2.

The following units of study for the Political Economy Specialisation are now available in 2019:

ECOP6010 International Trade: Theory and Practice Session: Semester 2
ECOP6015 Global Employment and Migration Session: Semester 1 and Semester 2
ECOP6017 Inequality in the Global Economy Session: Semester 2

 18/12/2018
3.

The following unit is not available in 2019:

CISS6018 Nuclear Arms Control and Non-proliferation

13/2/2019
4.

The following unit of study is no longer available in 2019:

ECOP6130 Human Rights and International Development

12/3/2019
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Human Rights

Candidates for the Graduate Certificate in Human Rights must complete 24 credit points, including 12 credit points of core units of study, 6 credit points of core elective units of study and 6 credit points of elective 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, a minimum of 6 credit points of core elective units of study and a maximum of 18 credit points of 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, a minimum of 12 credit points of core elective units of study, a maximum of 30 credit points of elective units of study which can include an optional specialisation, and a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study.

Core units of study

HRTD6901
Human Rights: Norms and Mechanisms
6      Semester 1
HRTD6903
Dynamics of Human Rights Violations
6      Semester 1
HRTD6916
Human Rights Simulation
6      Semester 2
SCLG6916
Indigenous Rights - Global Issues
6      Semester 2

Core Elective 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
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2a
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights
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
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
Statebuilding and 'Fragile States'
6      Semester 1
CISS6018
Nuclear Arms Control and Non-proliferation
6      Semester 1
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
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 2
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 2019

6      Semester 1
ECOP6018
Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing
6      Semester 1
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6103
Strategic Debates on Economic Change
6      Semester 1
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability
6      Semester 2
GCST5910
Health, Pleasure and Consumption
6      Semester 2
GCST6905
Gender in Cultural Theory
6      Semester 2
GOVT6100
Foundations of Comparative Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6108
Democracy, Development and Rights in SE Asia
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 1
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 1
GOVT6136
Asia Pacific Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
GOVT6138
Gender, Family and the State

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
GOVT6147
Foundations of International Relations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6150
Challenges of Democratic Politics
6      Intensive February
GOVT6156
Governance and Civil Society
6      Semester 2
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6314
Terrorism and International Security
6      Semester 1
GOVT6316
Policy Making, Power and Politics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6357
International Policy Making
6      Semester 2
GOVT6358
Comparative Migration Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
MECO6901
Media Relations
6      Semester 2
MECO6936
Social Media Communication
6      Semester 1a
PACS6901
United Nations, Peace and Security
6      Semester 1
PACS6902
Reconciliation and Conflict Transformation
6      Intensive May
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    N SCWK6930
Semester 1
PACS6912
Nonviolence: Philosophy and Practice
6    N SCWK6933
Intensive March
PACS6914
Conflict-Resolving Media
6    N SCWK6935
Intensive August
PACS6915
Human Rights, Peace and Justice
6    N SCWK6941
Semester 2
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food
6      Semester 2b
PACS6924
Democracy in the Developing World
6      Semester 1
PACS6928
Community Mediation: Theory and Practice
6      Summer Main
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research
6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
SCWK6910
Working with Communities
6      Semester 2
SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 2
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 2019

6      Semester 1
GOVT6358
Comparative Migration Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2019

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

Social Policy specialistion

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
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 1
GOVT6156
Governance and Civil Society
6      Semester 2
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics
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 2
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
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, 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