Certificate Course in International Human Rights Law
International Human Rights Law is a set of International rules, established by treaty or custom, on the basis of which individuals and groups can expect and/or claim certain behavior or benefits from governments. Hence, International Human Rights Law is that branch of public International law that aims at protecting the internationally guaranteed rights of individuals and groups against violations by state etc.
This course is intended for anyone interested in learning about human rights including; human rights educators, advocates, activists, law enforcement officers, lawyers, program mangers, research officers, leaders and members of coalitions and networks, staff of Non Governmental Organizations and Community based Organizations. No prior knowledge of law, international relations or human rights is required, although the course will be of interest to those who have studied or worked in these areas.
Outline and Structure of Course:
This course comprises of three modules. The module outline includes; (1) Introduction (2) Justification of the subject (3) Main course content. The introductory part gives a general overview on the subject and what the course promises to deliver. The second module justifies the reason for this course and why this particular subject is essential for knowledge. The third module is the body of this course; it contains the entire intellectual structure of the course.
The course consists of literature text, video, case studies or problems to prompt student discussion in the online forums.
Interaction with participants will be via the Certificate Course on International Human Rights course platform and all notes and guidelines for study will be delivered and accessible to students in electronic format. To finish this course successfully, you are advised to study the units. At a particular stage in each unit, you will find assessment quizzes. You are advised to do them because they are geared towards testing your understanding of the topic discussed. The culmination of your assessment scores will count towards your final grade. The course will take about four weeks to complete so you have to allocate your time to each unit in order to complete the course successfully and on time. Do not jump units; study all of them because they have been developed hierarchically.
Candidates should have good written skill of English language and high competence and comfort with computer and Internet usage. Course participants must have a functional email account, regular access and general familiarity with the Internet. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Certificate.
To enable the student-centred and problem solving approach underlying the module, a number of training tools are used. To facilitate the use of these tools, they are identified throughout the Module by graphic symbols.
- Course Fee: US $150
- Course Fee for Indian Candidates: Rs 6000
All the Candidates are required to pay the full fee for the course while applying.
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- After paying the fee, please fill the following form http://ccihrl.com/payment-confirmation-form/
- The Fee is Non-Refundable.
- Your sign-up will be confirmed within 24 hours from the receipt of your fee. It will take an additional 12 to 36 hours before you could access the course.
The last date for registration is 15th October, 2015.
Dr. Fatima Waziri - Azi