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Master of Human Rights

  • Masters (Coursework)

Make a difference with AUT's Master of Human Rights, and turn your passion for human rights issues into a career. Unique in New Zealand, the programme attracts students from diverse backgrounds and professions - from business and law to the social sciences, communications and emergency services.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1 year full-time
Course Code
AK1023
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Jan
Domestic Fees
$8,807 per year / $8,807 total
International Fees
$51,115 per year / $51,115 total

About this course

Make a difference with AUT's Master of Human Rights, and turn your passion for human rights issues into a career. Unique in New Zealand, the programme attracts students from diverse backgrounds and professions - from business and law to the social sciences, communications and emergency services.

This interdisciplinary programme can open up opportunities in international human rights organisations, government, policy agencies, human rights institutions and national NGOs in New Zealand and overseas. It's also great if you're currently working in law, regulatory agencies, human rights or education.

Entry requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of a B grade average or higher in courses at level 7 or equivalent

International student entry requirements

Study locations

City Campus

Online

Career pathways

Career opportunities for graduates include human rights work in:

  • Government
  • Policy agencies
  • National human rights institutions
  • International and national NGOs