Freestanding course, Bachelor’s level
30 hp
Malmö daytime 100%
18 January 2021 - 6 June 2021
Full tuition fee: 39000 SEK

About the course

The content of the course is a continuation of the courses Human Rights 1-30 credits and 31-60 credits, organised by Global Political Studies, Malmö University, in terms of multidisciplinary theories and methodologies, as well as project work.

Course content

Method and analysis (15 credits)

Thesis (15 credits)

The first module (method and analysis) focuses on methods of relevance to the study of human rights, for instance legal method, philosophical argumentation, and social science methods. The module is based in examples of human rights research, such as scientific articles and other material that concerns human rights; these forms of material are discussed in relation to the methodological considerations done. Particular attention is paid to choice of methods, use of methods in collecting and analyzing relevant material and how analysis and conclusions are related to methodological choices.

The second module (thesis) is comprised by the completion of a bachelor thesis, as well as a critical examination of the work of another student, and the defence of ones own thesis in an opposition seminar.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

Prerequisite courses for this course are: MR101E Human Rights I (passed) or MR101L Human Rights I (passed) and MR102E Human Rights II (passed) or MR105E Human Rights II (passed) or MR105L Human Rights II (passed)


University credits completed 100%

Course literature

Course evaluation

The University provides students who participate in or who have completed a course with the opportunity to make known their experiences and viewpoints with regards to the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarize the results of course evaluations as well as informing participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures initiated in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).