Human Rights and Human Diversity (HRHD) prepares you for a career where you can make a difference by advancing human rights and social justice in Canada and around the world.
You will examine current issues that matter in people's lives such as:
You will study organizations that can be used to address injustice (UN, the Charter of RIghts and Freedoms and non-goveernmental organizations. You will develop skills that human rights organizations value, such as grant writing, policy analysis, intercultural competence, professional fundraising, human rights education and designing social media strategies. Ask us about our internships in Ghana, Africa and summer migration course in Mexico City.
There are also many career-relevant opportunities to enhance your Honours BA in HRHD:
You can combine this program with a law degree (LLB) from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. Our Bachelor of Laws (University of Sussex, UK) and Bachelor of Arts (Laurier) program can be completed in six years.
You'll complete your first two years in the Human Rights and Human Diversity program at our Brantford campus. Students who meet the GPA and progression requirements may then apply to the UK law program and are guaranteed an offer of admission to the University of Sussex law school; there is no requirement to write the LSAT entrance exam. After three years of studying abroad in the UK and completing an LLB, you'll return for one final year at Laurier to complete your Laurier BA.
These are a few of the many popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:
Check out other options to enhance your degree.
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