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Student profile: New professional career opportunity for graduates of law, security and military disciplines, seeking greater specialization in the area of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights.
Student profile: A professional knowledgeable of theoretical, legal, political and cultural practices and elements related to international human rights law.
The graduate must be able to get along -in terms of Human Rights- in different social practices: from teaching to the practice of politics and the judiciary, going through those related to the planning, formulation and execution of public policies, consultancy firms and practicing the profession.
The Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law promotes social sensitivity in all its graduates, citizen culture and the awareness that the best legitimacy of any democracy lies in the guarantee and protection of Human Rights and International Law.
Official Degree:Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law
Center responsible:School of Law and International Relations
Branch of knowledge: Social Sciences
Total Credits:60 credits.
Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.
Openings available: 30 in the classroom attendance mode
30 in the blended mode
75 in online mode
Academic year in which it was implemented: 2017-2018
Type of Education: Classroom Attendance / Blended / Online
Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation. Common procedures for carrying out the Final Research Project
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It is the first official program in Spain that trains the student in the field of operational law, combined with the other two fields that are used in the management of armed conflicts: International Law and Human Rights.
The Master's degree promotes rapid job integration in positions such as officials in international organizations, workers in international development cooperation and NGOs, lawyers and journalists specializing in corporate social responsibility, among others.
It is an official degree, valid throughout the European Higher Education Area, and it allows access to doctoral programs.
Currently, there are over 25 armed conflicts active in the world, and it is estimated that over 400,000 children are participating as child soldiers, according to UNICEF. Experts in operational law, international humanitarian law and human rights are needed.Read less
New professional career opportunity for graduates in Law, Security and military disciplines, seeking a greater specialization in International Law.
Garrigues Asociados, Écija Abogados, Santander, UNICEF or BBVA are some of the companies or institutions that endorse it.
The possibility of studying this program online allows you to combine your personal and professional life with the educational process.
BOE No. 168, of July 12, 2018
All our degrees and curricula have been prepared in accordance with the new guidelines set by current legislation, having already been verified by the National Agency for Quality Assessment.
The student must take 60 credits
Royal Decree 1027/2011, of July 15, establishes the Spanish Framework of Qualifications for Higher Education, known as MECES, and the description of its levels, whose purpose is to allow the classification, comparability and transparency of the qualifications of higher education in the Spanish educational system, which serves as a reference to facilitate mobility of people in the European space of higher education and in the international labor market. Thus, the third level corresponds to Master's degrees that are characterized as "advanced, specialized or multidisciplinary education, oriented to academic or professional specialization, or to promote initiation in research tasks", and whose characteristics are defined in the following descriptors:
Likewise, students must have acquired the following specific Skills upon finishing the Master's degree:
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Only applicants who meet the requirements provided for in current legislation, with an associate's degree or bachelor's degree in the legal, security or military areas, who are interested in acquiring an education in the operational legal field, will be able to access the Master's degree. They must have the ability to hold a dialogue, be open-minded, willing to share and actively participate in the development of the course, as well as the ability to complete the tasks and assignments indicated on the specific dates.
All applicants who meet the requirements provided for in current legislation, with an associate's degree or bachelor's degree, who are interested in acquiring specialized training in operational law, will be able to access the Master's Degree in International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Operational Law. and they must also comply with the requirements of the Admission Test and with the basic Skills that are assessed in it (described below).
As established in Article 16 of RD 1393/2007, modified by RD 861/2010, students who meet any of the following conditions may access these studies:
The selection methodology is included to prioritize applications for admission. The following selection criteria will be applied with the indicated score:
In the event of a tie, preference will be given to those students who have the highest score in professional experience in the international legal, humanitarian and human rights fields, or operational law, according to the criteria established for professional experience in the previous table (Table 4.1). In case of another tie, preference will be given to the student with the best weighted average grade in the academic record of the previous degree that grants access to the Master's studies.
How to submit documentation necessary for admission.
In general, the admission documentation will be submitted to the Admissions Department.
The student must provide the originals or certified copies of the documentation presented, within a period established by the University, in order to formalize his/her enrollment. Any inaccuracy, falsity or omission of information, statement or document provided by the student in the admission period will determine the impossibility of continuing to exercise the right from the moment the University has proof of such facts, proceeding to the cancellation of the application for admission submitted and the place awarded, notwithstanding the criminal, civil or administrative responsibilities that may arise.
In order to access the official master's degrees, it is necessary to submit the following documentation:
In the event that the studies granting access to the pre-registration of the Master's degree are completed in a Foreign Higher Education institution, both the diploma and the academic record (grades) must be official and issued by the competent authorities, in accordance with the legal system of the country of origin. In addition, they will have to fulfill the requirements that are indicated in detail in the "Access and admission procedure for Master_PO12" of the Teaching Organization Plan implemented by the University.
In addition to the evaluation of the academic merits provided by the candidate, students must take the following tests, which are part of the admission process.
1.- Foreign language level test
2.- Personal interview
This interview, which is carried out by the faculty or university advisors, is aimed at verifying the suitability of the candidate and his/her profile in relation to the degree. It is a matter of determining if the candidate has sufficient motivation, training and knowledge, abilities, aptitudes, communication skills, extracurricular activities and future interests necessary to be admitted as a student in the postgraduate degrees of Nebrija University.
Once the student has been admitted, he/she will proceed to enrollment, following these phases:
Annual registration fees:
Candidates must reserve their place. This economic pre-enrollment guarantees the candidate's place at the University. These annual registration fees will not be returned except for students who are conditionally admitted, or do not fulfill the legal access requirements, or have a justifiable medical situation.
Pre-enrolled candidates who wish to formalize their academic enrollment at the University must follow these steps within the established deadlines:
1.- Submit documentation: prove that he/she meets the requirements established by Spanish university legislation for admission to the Master's degree.
2.- Formalize the enrollment process online: The self-enrollment service on the Nebrija website allows admitted students to complete all academic, financial and administrative procedures within the established deadlines. To do this, they will receive, along with their letter of admission, the access code and personal password necessary to carry out their self-enrollment. Once self-enrollment is formalized, the candidate acquires the status of student at Nebrija University.
3.- Pay the enrollment fee for the academic year, according to the modality chosen by the student.
Deadlines for enrollment
1.- Enrollment will be done annually, the opening date will vary depending on the beginning of the Program. However, enrollment must be done at least one week before the start of the academic period.
2.- An extraordinary period will be opened on an exceptional basis for students who want to start their studies in the second semester, enrollment must be carried out before the completion of the second semester's partial exams.
The university has a list of agreements with the most relevant institutions in the sector, which allow Master's degree students to use the knowledge acquired during their learning, as well as develop and discover their future activity.
Within the list of agreements maintained by the university, we highlight the following:List of collaborating companies
The first official program in Spain to train students in operational law, combining International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights as tools for conflict management.