Diplomatic studies and law
The Department offers full and part-time programmes in diplomatic studies.
- Foundations of Diplomacy Pre-Masters is a six month course open to applicants with no previous knowledge of the field of diplomacy/international relations.
- Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Studies in Diplomatic Studies are full time programmes aimed at diplomats in early-to-mid career.
- Global Health Diplomacy is an accredited short course for those working or considering working in the field of GHD.
The Department offers two courses in the field of international human rights law, taught by an internationally-recognised faculty and combining both academic and practical experience.
The Master's in International Human Rights Law is offered part-time over two academic years, involving both distance learning and residential summer schools. It is aimed at lawyers and other human rights advocates who wish to pursue advanced studies in international human rights law but may need to do so alongside work responsibilities.
The four-week Summer School, held annually in July/August in the beautiful surroundings of New College, Oxford, is aimed at those with some pre-existing knowledge of international human rights law or those that have no prior knowledge but can demonstrate a commitment to the field.