The application process
Entry Requirements for Student Applications
A first degree (equivalent to 180 ECTS/UK Degree) from a recognised university or college in a related field of Human Rights, in line with national legislation in all three partner countries and at least two year’s practitioner experience in the field*.
A first degree (equivalent to 180 ECTS/UK Degree) from a recognised university or college in any field, in line with national legislation in all three partner countries and at least five year’s practitioner experience in the field*.
Appropriate English language level (see below).
Please refer to English language skills information PDF here.
Please note that both TOEFL IBT and IELTS tests are only valid for 2 years. You will need to provide a qualification valid until at least the Autumn of 2018. If this means you will be unable to submit a document by the deadline for applications please provide us with the date you expect to receive your results and this will cover it provisionally until early next year.
English language skills information (PDF)
For advice on recognition of alternative qualifications, contact the International Admissions Office at the University of Roehampton email@example.com.
* If you want to go for the scholarship then you will need some experience. Most successful scholarship applications will show how interest has been translated into action. The most obvious is where people have work experience, (it maybe unpaid work) such as volunteering, or activism. These can look very impressive if it is presented well, such as; how and why you got into it, what you learned from it and how you think this course can build on that.
Read through the entry requirements to ensure you are eligible.
Follow the guidance notes and check list available to download here before completing the online application form. Follow this link to download the guidance document: HRPP Student
Remember to indicate on the online form that you wish to be considered as self-funding applicant.
Please ensure that you attach all supporting documentation listed in the check list to your application (please disregard conflicting information in the application form itself, the guidance notes give all the correct information so please follow these). If you are unable to send all of the documentation please contact the admissions office (firstname.lastname@example.org) within good time before the final deadline day to request help.
Any documents you wish to upload and cannot see where to do so please upload in the ‘Additional Information’ section towards the end of the online application.
Applications received after the deadline 5th December 2016 will not be accepted under any circumstances.
The first stage of the selection process is a screening of all applications received against the entry criteria specified above. Please note: applications that do not meet the entry requirements stipulated above will not be entered into the second stage of the selection process and will be informed of this in January 2017. Those who do not receive notification in January can assume their applications have gone through to the second stage.
The second stage of the selection process takes place in January when the joint selection board constituting all three EU partner institutions will meet to review and approve the list of students. During the student selection process, due weight will be given to the stated rationale for undertaking this international programme, the level of qualification, ability to communicate clearly, the nature and relevance of prior professional experience and the manner in which international cooperation and understanding will be fostered after completion of the degree programme. Applications will be reviewed against the consortium’s selection criteria and attention given to first/second degree, grades and English language attained by applicants.
A list of all selected applicants will then be reviewed for approval by the EU between February and May. Results of successful and unsuccessful candidates can only be released in late May/June 2017.
email@example.com should they wish to raise an appeal against a decision made. It is vital that you have all supporting documents which provide evidence that you have fulfilled all the entry requirements/selection criteria for the programme. otherwise your appeal may not be accepted. It should be taken into consideration that, with a limited number of funded places to offer, not all applicants can be accepted onto the course and the EU restricts intake of nationalities by two per country in order to ensure geographical diversity.
Please ensure that you attach all supporting documentation listed in the check list to to your application. If you are unable to send all of the documentation in one email please compress the documents into a Zip folder or send several emails marked clearly in the subject line (for example: Application for ..(NAME)….. Attachments Part 1, 2, 3 ).