Curtin University logo

Postgraduate | CUR-CHRE506 | 2024

International Human Rights Law and Practice

Course information for 2024 intake

View information for 2023 course intake

Enter the international human rights arena and study the laws, framework and institutions that define it.Scan treaties and conventions. Address Australia's human rights responsibilities. Look into the United Nations and non-government organisations.

Enrol today with instant approval and no entry requirements

Study method
100% online
100% online
Start dates
15 July 2024,
View 2023 dates
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
14 weeks

Price from


Upfront cost


FEE-HELP available

International Human Rights Law and Practice

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. apply the international human rights system and national human rights framework to promote human rights
    2. describe and critique the human rights framework including the role of non-government organisations in promoting and protecting human rights
    3. use appropriate technologies to locate and critically appraise relevant human rights literature
    4. analyse and communicate the role of the international human rights system and national human rights framework in defining and promoting human rights.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Why study a single subject?

Bite sized study

Try studying a particular area to see if online study suits you, or upskill in just a few months with a single subject that you’re interested in.

Pursue a dream

With thousands of single subjects to choose from, you can find topics that get you on the path to your higher education goals fast.

Gain Uni credit

Most single subjects are part of a full degree. That means if you’re keen to keep learning, you can gain credit for the subjects you’ve successfully completed.

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

Curtin University logo


Master of Human Rights

University of New England logo
Curtin University logo


Graduate Certificate in Human Rights

Single subject FAQs