Course RK2037

Human Rights: Bachelor Degree Thesis

15 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 3, 2021

Upon completion of the course, the students shall be able to:
  • independently identify a researchable problem within the field of human rights
  • independently plan and within a given time-frame conduct a defined academic investigation and present it as an academic thesis
  • use established academic methods to investigate a problem within the field of human rights
  • critically and independently analyze theories of human rights and/or their practical relevance and consequences
  • communicate, in writing, advanced knowledge about a specific theme of the field of human rights
  • formulate a constructive, systematic assessment of texts, and relate perceptively to and work with their own texts in accordance with such an assessment
  • demonstrate an awareness of potential ethical problems related to research, and an ability to prevent these.
Starts and ends:
wk3, 2021 - wk22, 2021
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications:
  • 150 credits of which at least 60 credits within history, religious studies, sociology, political sciences or international relations, and English B/English 6 at Swedish upper secondary school, or equivalent knowledge. No knowledge of Swedish is required.
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
5 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
21,750 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
21,750 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees: