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An online postgraduate unit provided by Curtin University and Open Universities Australia, Human Rights Project forms part of the Master of Human Rights. You will have the opportunity to pursue either a research or practice-based project based around a relevant area of your choosing.
If you choose to conduct a research-based project, you will be asked to deliver an academic dissertation with the guidance of a supervisor. You will be expected to demonstrate critical analysis of the subject you have chosen, applying relevant theoretical research and clearly communicating your conclusions.
If you choose a practice-based project, you will complete an internship at a human rights organisation relevant to your area of interest. On completion of this internship you will be expected to deliver a written report in which you critically reflect upon your experience.
It’s recommended that you have completed the following units, or have equivalent knowledge before starting this unit:
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:
In this Human Rights Project unit, the topics you will study will be dependent on your particular project.
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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A core requirement of the Master of Human Rights, this project-based unit allows you to apply the knowledge and principles you have learned in previous units to an area specific to your chosen field of interest. You will apply practical and theoretical research methods and critical analysis of your area of study, with the help of an academic supervisor or a team of colleagues.
By engaging in this Human Rights Project, you will be able to direct your studies towards your ultimate career goals, and make valuable connections through field activities or while conducting your research. Internships can be a valuable tool for opening up career opportunities, while the specialisation and academic rigour required to complete a research-based dissertation can prove highly desirable to future employers.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.