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B.A. (Hons.) Human Rights

Start Date

30 Sept 2022
End Date
31 July 2025
Duration
3

Programme Fee (Yearly)

3.5 Lacs

B.A. (Hons.) Human Rights

Course Structure

Courses under the degree programme, B.A.(Hons) in Human Rights, are provided in a necessary sequential order in view of the philosophy and intended outcomes of the programme, and in compliance with the UGC guidelines laid down in the “Minimum Course Curriculum for Undergraduate Courses Under Choice Based Credit System”. Accordingly, courses are classified into the following categories:

  • Core Course:
    • Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC): (Knowledge enhancement courses)
    • Skill Enhancement Courses (SEC): Value-based and/or skill-based courses
  • Elective Course:
    • Discipline Specific Elective (DSE): Courses specific to the major for gaining advanced knowledge
    • Generic Elective(GE): Courses which interdisciplinary in nature

Course Curriculum

1 st Year

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Legal and Moral Philosophy [AECC 4 credits]
  • Human Rights Research Workshop [AECC 4 credits]
  • Human Rights and the Constitution of India [CC 4 +2 credits]
  • Human Rights and the United Nations [CC 4 +2 credits]
  • Human Rights Clinic [SEC 4 credits]
  • Internship I [2 credits]

Semester 2

  • Human Rights Movements [GE 4 credits]
  • Social Work and Human Rights [CC 4 +2 credits]
  • Disability and Human Rights [SEC 4 credits]
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Human Rights Clinic [SEC 4 credits]
  • Internship II [2 credits]

2 nd Year

Semester 3

  • Business and Human Rights [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Environment and Human Rights [GE 4+2 credits]
  • Human Rights of Immigrants and Refugees [SEC 4 credits]
  • Women and Human Rights [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Human Rights Clinic [SEC 4 credits]
  • Internship III [2 credits]

Semester 4

  • Rights of the Child [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Health and Human Rights [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Human Rights and Global Trade [SEC 4 credits]
  • Human Rights Clinic [SEC 4 credits]
  • Internship IV [2 credits]

3rd Year

Semester 5

  • Human Rights in Cyber Spaces [CC 4+2 credits]
  • Health and Human Rights [GE 4+2 credits]
  • JGU Elective I [DSE 4+2 credits]
  • JGU Elective II [DSE 4+2 credits]
  • Internship V [2 credits]

Semester 6

  • Human Rights Advocacy [GE 4+2 credits]
  • Field Work and Report [CC 4 credits]
  • JGU Elective III [DSE 4+2 credits]
  • JGU Elective IV [DSE 4+2 credits]
  • Internship IV [2 credits]