MASTER OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRATISATION (ASIA PACIFIC)
The Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia Pacific) is a 60 credit point degree that seeks to develop the capacity of emerging leaders in the Asia-Pacific region to protect and promote human rights. It is offered in partnership by the University of Sydney, Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia, the Kathmandu School of Law in Nepal, the University of Colombo in Sri Lanka and Ateneo de Manila Law School in Philippines.
The Asia Pacific Program in 10 points:
- Highest standards of inter-disciplinary scholarship
- A uniquely regional lived experience of human rights and democracy
- Focus on the most pressing issues in the Asia-Pacific
- Exposure to emerging areas of human rights scholarship in the Asia-Pacific
- Practitioner-led training and development activities
- Opportunities for independent research
- Field experience and internships
- Unique regional professional networks
- Exposure to cutting-edge research
- Engagement with leading human rights campaigns
At the end of the program, students graduate with a firm grounding in the philosophical, political, institutional, legal, sociological and cultural dimension of human rights and democratisation. The Master of Human Rights and Democratisation (Asia-Pacific region) brings the study of human rights and democracy to life.