UniversityAuckland University of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Jan 2024
Auckland University of Technology
Follow your passion for human rights, and develop your critical thinking, problem-solving, advocacy and communication skills in the human rights field.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Human Rights can open up opportunities in international human rights organisations, government, policy agencies, human rights institutions and national NGOs in New Zealand and overseas.
This interdisciplinary programme is also great if you’re currently working in law, regulatory agencies, human rights or education.
What you study
You need to successfully complete 120 points from papers in the Master of Human Rights. You should discuss your paper choice and intended study sequence with the programme leader before enrolling in papers.
To complete this programme you attend a series of block courses delivered by international experts.
Master of Human Rights
Career opportunities for graduates include human rights work in:
Bachelor of Arts OR
Graduate Diploma in Arts OR
Relevant professional experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree
English Language Requirements:
IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.