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Human Rights Theory and Philosophy, Certificate

Human Rights Theory and Philosophy, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 84 days
    Duration
EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Human Rights Theory and Philosophy Program in collaboration with Curtin University – CurtinX. Explore what is meant by human rights through learning about the development of the conventional understanding of universal human rights as well as some of the major critiques of the concept.

About

The Human Rights Theory and Philosophy Human Rights Theory and Philosophy course is part of the Human Rights MicroMasters program from Curtin University - CurtinX Curtin University - CurtinX.

It also examines understandings of human rights from a range of cultural and religious perspectives as well as other contemporary rights issues.

What you'll learn

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • describe and critique human rights theories and philosophies
  • critically analyse political, policy and moral issues using a human rights framework

Developing an awareness of contemporary issues in human rights is important in professions such as education, health, law, social work and development work, both in the public and private sector. You can also benefit from human rights knowledge in a voluntary capacity, advocating social justice, peace or building a sustainable future.

The Human Rights Theory and Philosophy course is part of the Human Rights MicroMasters Program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 84 days
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      12 weeks; 8-10 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • What do we mean by human rights?
  • Modern perspectives on human rights
  • Constructing human rights: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
  • Human rights and the cultural relativist and postmodern critiques
  • Human rights and the postcolonial and decolonial critiques
  • Human rights beyond western perspectives
  • Indigenous rights

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites

None.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    300 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
  • National Applies to you

    300 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
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Funding

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