Graduate Certificate in Human Rights
Curtin University

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Less than a year

Course Description


GradCertHumRights(Curtin) - GC-HRIGHTHumanities
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus, off-campus and mixed on- and off-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Human rights is a multidisciplinary area that incorporates political theories, anthropology, philosophy, education, social work, development studies and legal frameworks to build a broad and critical understanding of human rights. 

If you do not have a relevant degree, this course is an entry pathway to the Master of Human Rights. The graduate certificate is for human rights workers, those who hope to work in the human rights field, professionals who wish to apply human rights principles to their practice, development workers, non-government organisation workers, activists, teachers, mediation and conflict workers, and community workers.

The course involves the study of human rights theory and philosophy across different cultural, religious, philosophical and political traditions, and how these ideas can be translated into practice in the contemporary world. This course is for those working either in Australia or internationally. It is multidisciplinary, and provides an opportunity for those from different cultural backgrounds, professions and disciplines to dialogue about human rights and develop ideas and skills in human rights practice.

Upon successful completion of the graduate certificate, you can enrol in the masters degree


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