Human Rights and Data Science

Reqs: MSc in Human Rights and Data Science (42 credits)

Requirements and credit counts differ for the various Master’s programs at AUP. Please note that all requirements from previous years can be found in our archive catalogs.

Graduate students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00. Students with a GPA of less than 3.00 will be placed on probation. Only two grades of C (or C+) may be counted towards an M.A. degree. Students do not earn credit for grades below C.

All courses carry four credits unless otherwise noted. 

Core courses (24 credits)

Course Number Course Name
LW/PO 5XXX Advanced International Human Rights Law 
CS 5XXX Data Science I: Methods and Context 
CS 5XXX Data Science II: Theory and Practice 
LW/IT 5XXX Human Rights and Digital Technologies
CS 5XXX Data Science Industry Practicum (6 credits)
IT 5XXX Online IAPP certification course for Privacy Professionals** (2 Credits) 

 

Elective courses (4 credits)

Course Number Course Name
5000 level courses Elective: select among graduate offerings

 

Modules (4 credits)

Course Number Course Name
PO5002 Select two (2 credits each) 

 

Capstone and Internship (10 credits)

End-level completions are either a thesis or internship. 

Course Number Course Name
CS/IT/LW 5098 Internship (4 credits)
CS/IT/LW 5XXX Professional Capstone Thesis (6 credits)

Students with the appropriate background and experience may apply for REPLACING THE CAPSTONE INTERNSHIP WITH A SELECTIVE OXFORD SUMMER LAW PROGRAM (max 2 participants per cohort, EXTRA CHARGES APPLY)

 

RECOMMENDED TIMELINE (FALL ENTRY)

FALL SPRING FALL*
2 core courses 2 core courses Capstone**
1 elective course Data Industry Practicum Internship**
2 modules Preparation to IAPP certification: Certified Information Privacy Manager  
16 credits 16 credits 10 credits

*  Special arrangements may be made for earlier graduation at the end of the summer semester

** Students with the appropriate background and experience may apply for replacing the capstone internship with the Oxford Summer Institute (max 2 participants per cohort; extra charges apply)