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University of Essex: Theory and Practice of Human Rights

Institution University of Essex View institution profile
Department Law
Web essex.ac.uk
Email pgadmit@essex.ac.uk
Telephone 01206 872719
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Summary

Our Human Rights Centre is one of the world’s oldest and most highly-respected environments for the multi-disciplinary study of human rights. Studying human rights at Essex will enable you to become a member of one of the world’s largest, most culturally diverse and professionally successful community of human rights students, practitioners and academics.

Our interdisciplinary course, MA Theory and Practice of Human Rights, examines the history, theoretical development and implementation of human rights. Beyond the practical problems of human rights lie many unresolved theoretical and philosophical issues.

At Essex we specialise in commercial law, public law, and human rights law. We are ranked 22nd in the UK for Law (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020) and we are top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014, mainstream universities, THE 2014).

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Impatient for change? Join the University of Essex, one of the top 40 in the UK (The Complete University Guide 2023).

As an Essex postgraduate you’ll have the freedom to challenge, ask the difficult questions and take intellectual risk. You’re taught and supported by world-leading academics in our research-intensive environment that will enable you to make a difference. You’ll be among Nobel Prize-winners, award-winning directors, presidents, astronauts and over 75,000 other alumni who have gone on to shape the world.

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