Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission: Student Bursary Scheme for the Professional Diploma in Human Rights and Equality

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As part of our work in promoting the Public Sector Equality and Human Rights Duty, the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission is delighted to announce the launch of the third year of our bursary scheme for prospective students of the Professional Diploma in Human Rights and Equality at the Institute of Public Administration.

The Professional Diploma in Human Rights and Equality is a one-year, part-time programme that has been developed in conjunction with the Institute of Public Administration and is now enrolling for October 2018.

About the bursary scheme

The student bursary scheme will support applications from a wide variety of organisations and individuals working in public sector bodies and civil society organisations. There are 10 bursary places available and 4 of those have been reserved for people working in civil society organisations. Bursary places are open to people working at all grades and functions. The bursary scheme will cover all course fees for successful applicants. Applications from the following sectors are particularly welcome:

  • State and public sector bodies
  • Local authorities
  • Civil society organisations[1]

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday, 22 June 2018

Please visit our website to learn more and to apply: the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission: Student Bursary Scheme.

Queries can be directed to bursary@ihrec.ie

About the Professional Diploma in Human Rights and Equality

Students combine self-directed study (course material provided) with attendance at four two-day seminars (eight days in total) at the IPA campus in Dublin. It is a level 8 (Special purpose) award and is accredited by UCD.

The modules include:

  • Philosophical and Political Perspectives on Human Rights and Equality
  • The International and European Frameworks for Human Rights
  • Human Rights and Equality in the Irish Legal System
  • Human Rights and Equality in Public Management

The diploma seeks to give students a better understanding of the place that human rights and equality occupy in public management and administration.

Learn more about the Professional Diploma in Human Rights and Equality

Region: 

Dublin

Expiry date: 

22/06/18

Date Entered/Updated: 

07/06/18