New College welcomes applications for college membership from students admitted to the part-time MSc in International Human Rights Law


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How to apply

Applications to this course can be made via the Graduate Admissions Office of the University. Details about the application process can be found in the 'Apply' section of the Postgraduate Courses on the University website. Please also see course-specific application information on the programme pages.

New College offers the New College Scholarship in International Human Rights Law specifically to a student who is a national of and ordinarily resident in a Latin American country (as defined here). The value of the scholarship is £2,500 for each year of the two-year degree. Applicants who apply for the MSc in International Human Rights Law starting in 2024, and select New College as their chosen college, will automatically be considered for this award if they are from a Latin American country. This scholarship is made possible thanks to the generosity of graduates of the IHRL degree.

Why study at New College?

Since the inception of the Summer School in International Human rights Law in 1995 and then the degree programme in 2001, all the students who have studied international human rights law in Oxford have resided and taken their meals in New College. Becoming a member of the New College Middle Common Room offers you the unique opportunity to be a member of the College where you actually live and have much of your Oxford experience. Additionally, only Human Rights students who are members of the College have access to various College facilities, including the College Library, Middle Common Room, Sports facilities, etc. New College has extensive experience in providing for the needs of the Human Rights students during their periods of residence in Oxford. Accommodation, with internet access, is available for Summer School students.

College Advisors

Each student will have a College Advisor who will be available during the Summer School period.

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