**Why choose this course?** How does gender and race influence human rights? How does global inequality impact human rights? This course focuses on the social factors which affect human rights, examining human behaviour, relationships and society. This course is taught in collaboration with Kingston University's new Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice Practice. You will engage with current issues as a researcher, activist, campaigner and blogger, under the supervision of human rights and social justice specialists at the centre. The course has flexible modules so you can study a combination of politics, sociology, criminology and history to suit your own areas of interests. You will develop comprehensive skills in research, numeracy, data collection and analysis, teamwork and communication. Kingston's proximity to central London enables you to participate in lectures, workshops, talks and political events in the capital and expand your knowledge beyond the classroom.