Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Human Rights

Module L2124S

Module details for 2017/18.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module learning outcomes

Describe and compare philosophical positions within the historical evolution and contemporary form of human rights.

Summarize key debates in the field (including cultural relativism, indigenous rights, asylum/refugee rights; child rights).

Compare and appraise diverse disciplinary perspectives on human rights (law; anthropology; international relations; human geography).

Identify and assess the contemporary international human rights regime (United Nations; regional institutions; national bodies; international and local advocates).

Apply human rights to broader concerns (migration; health; humanitarianism; post-conflict reconstruction).

Essay (5000 words)Semester 2 Assessment Week 1 Wed 16:00100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
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How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Miss Ellie Margott

Assess convenor

Dr Agathe Mora

Assess convenor, Convenor

Miss Emilia Roycroft

Assess convenor

Dr Elizabeth Mills

Assess convenor

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