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The ICWS is the only postgraduate academic institution in the United Kingdom devoted to the study of the Commonwealth. It is also home to the longest-running interdisciplinary and practice-orientated human rights programme in the UK.
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Institute staff are specialists in a variety of fields such as Human Rights, Refugee Law, the history of the decolonisation and the contemporary Commonwealth.
We offer MAs in Human Rights and the histories of the modern world and research degrees (MPhil/PhD) enabling students to progress further in their careers
A base for world-leading research, our projects include topics such as Media Freedom in the Commonwealth, the Future of Refugee Law and Decolonisation.