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Social Justice (Human Rights)

Coursework

Understand the challenges of human rights, sustainable development and the creation of enduring peace at local, national and global scales through the prism of social justice. This program provides theoretical foundations and opportunities for practice-based understanding of human rights and development policy, programs and outcomes, with opportunities for streams in development studies, human rights or peace and conflict studies. You can intern at local or overseas organisations or complete a research-based supervised dissertation.

Awards and requirements

Please refer to the course resolutions for information on the specific admission requirements for different coursework award courses.

The Master of Social Justice and Graduate Diploma of Social Justice are available in the following streams: Development Studies, Human Rights, or Peace and Conflict Studies.

Master of Social Justice

Candidates for the Master of Social Justice are required to complete 72 credit points including:

  • 24 credit points from core units of study
  • a minimum of 18 credit points from selective units of study from the same stream
  • a maximum of 24 credit points from elective units of study or selectives from another stream
  • a minimum of 6 credit points from capstone units of study

Graduate Diploma in Social Justice

Candidates for the Graduate Diploma in Social Justice are required to complete 48 credit points including:

  • a minimum of 18 credit points from core units of study, including DVST6904
  • a minimum of 18 credit points from selective units of study from the same stream; and
  • a maximum of 12 credit points from elective units of study

Contacts and further information

Website: Sydney School of Education and Social Work
Coursework coordinator: Dr Susan Banki
Phone: +61 2 9351 4279
Email: susan.banki@sydney.edu.au