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.Sc. degree. Students do not earn credit for grades below C.

All courses carry four (4) credits unless otherwise noted. 

Core courses (24 credits)

Course Code
Course Name
HUMAN RIGHTS AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
DATA SCIENCE I: METHODS AND CONTEXT
DATA INDUSTRY PRACTICUM (6 credits)
DATA SCIENCE II: THEORY AND PRACTICE 
ADVANCED INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAW 
IAPP certification course for Privacy Professionals* (2 credits) 

* This module will guide students through the official IAPP preparation. At the end of the course, students may take the IAPP certification exam.


Elective courses (4 credits)

Course Code Course Name
5000 level course Elective: select among graduate offerings

GR5005 QUANTITATIVE PLATFORM FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES (2 credits) may be required pending placement test results

 

Modules (4 credits)

Course Code Course Name
Select two (2 credits each)  To be selected with advisor

GR5005 QUANTITATIVE PLATFORM FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES (2 credits) may be required pending placement test results

 

Capstone and Internship (10 credits)

Course Code
Course Name
or 
CAPSTONE PROFESSIONAL THESIS (6 credits)
or 
INTERNSHIP

Students with the appropriate background and experience may apply for replacing THE CAPSTONE INTERNSHIP with [course:lw5086:name] [course:lw5086:code][course:lw5086:type] (max 2 participants per cohort, EXTRA CHARGES APPLY)

 

RECOMMENDED TIMELINE (FALL ENTRY)

FALL
SPRING
FALL**
CS5060 Data Science I: Methods and Context
 
LW5074 Advanced International Human Rights Law
4-credits Graduate elective
 
Data Protection Course - Preparation to IAPP certification: Certified Information Privacy Manager*
 
 
CS5065 Data Science II: Theory and Practice
 
 
 
CS5063 Data Industry Practicum
 
 
 
CS/LW5039 Human Rights and Digital Technologies
 
 
Internship + internship report
(4 + 6 credits)
 
 
 
 
OR
 
 
 
 

Summer Institute for Human Rights***
(10 credits)
Graduate module (Business, Climate Policy, Communications, DPO, Development, Health, Humanitarian, Law)
2-credits module/course. DEPENDING ON PLACEMENT TEST:
 
Quantitative Platform for the Social Sciences GR5005
 
OR
 
Graduate module (Business, Climate Policy, Communications, DPO, Development, Health, Humanitarian, Law)
16 credits
16 credits
10 credits

* This module will guide students through the official IAPP preparation. At the end of the course, students may take the IAPP certification exam

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

*** Extra charges apply