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Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

The programme of Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law certification course provides a great chance to all candidates who are interested in studying this subject in detail. The programme is offered by the edx platform and is in association with Stanford University. The duration of the programme is 16 weeks. Learners need to invest 2-6 hours each week pursuing this programme. This course is an introductory level course. The programme is taught by experienced faculty in digital mode only. 

The Comparative Equality and Anti Discrimination Law Training Programme offered by the platform of edx is a self-paced learning course that gives whole freedom to the candidates. Candidates after enrolling themselves in the programme can achieve the antidiscrimination certification for this course after paying the fees for the verified certification. Students can also avail of this course free of cost. Learners will get the hands-on experience that is required for being successful in the field. After completing this anti-discrimination legislation programme students will be able to learn about all the fundamental skills and techniques required for working professionally in the field.

The Highlights

  • Self paced learning programme
  • Digital learning course
  • Candidates can avail this course free of cost
  • Verified certification available after paying the fee
  • In association with Stanford University
  • Introductory level course
  • Programme duration of 16 weeks
  • 2-6 hours each week time investment required
  • Easily shareable certificates available
  • Discount available

Programme Offerings

  • Online study
  • Modules
  • Discussion

Courses and Certificate Fees

Fees InformationsCertificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
INR 6149yesStanford
  • Candidates can audit this course and avail of the course content free of cost. The Comparative Equality and Anti Discrimination Law certification fee on the other hand with unlimited material access is Rs. 6,149.

Fee details for Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law

Fee category

Amount in Rupees

Course fee


Certificate fee 


Eligibility Criteria

Certification Qualifying details

Candidates who are interested in pursuing this programme should complete the course curriculum in online mode only. Students who are interested in achieving the Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law certification by edX for this course have to pay the fee according to the guidelines of the platforms and have to complete all the graded assignments.

What you will learn

Knowledge of law

After completing the Comparative Equality and Anti Discrimination Law certification syllabus, the candidates will learn about-

  • Candidates will learn about secularism and theories related to it.
  • Aspirants may learn about the rights of religious minorities.
  • Students through this curriculum can learn about reproductive rights.
  • The enrolled candidates can gain information about hate speech [race, sex, religion]
  • Through this curriculum, candidates can gain important insights on marriage equality [race, sexual orientation].
  • Students may understand about the affirmative action [race, caste, origin]
  • Candidates can learn about gender parity, and federal anti discrimination laws.
  • Partcipants can gain information about the employment discrimination.
  • Learners will learn about the harassment related to employment.
  • Students can learn about the theories and sources of equality law, and anti discrimination act.

Who it is for

This programme of Comparative Equality and Anti Discrimination Law is recommended for the following-

  • Candidates who are interested in the subject and want to pursue a full-time career in it.
  • Aspirants who want to enhance their academic records can study this course.
  • Working professionals who want to learn new skills and techniques like lawyers.
  • Professionals who want to start a new career.

Admission Details

Students can also follow these guidelines given below for admission to the Comparative Equality and Anti Discrimination Law classes-

Step 1: Click on the URL

Step 2: Candidates will then reach the edx website.

Step 3: At the top of the page click on the option of ‘enroll now’.

Step 4: You will now reach the dashboard.

Step 5: Click on the option of ‘upgrade to verified’.

Step 6: Choose the payment method and pay the fees.

Step 7: You are now enrolled in the programme and will be able to gain verified certification.

The Syllabus

  • Contrasting Approaches to Equality

  • Introduction
  • Sources of Law
  • Theories of Equality

  • Introduction
  • Disparate Treatment in the United States

  • Introduction
  • Direct Descrimination in Europe
  • Indirect Descrimination in Europe
  • Enforcement in Europe

  • Introduction
  • Hong Kong
  • South Africa
  • Argentina and Columbia
  • Mexico and Brazil
  • Kenya and South Africa
  • Australia
  • India

  • Introduction
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Remedies
  • Conclusion

  • Introduction
  • Affirmative Action
  • Higher Education
  • Employment

  • Introduction
  • Racial Identity Data and Quotas
  • Affirmative Action Programs
  • France

  • Introduction
  • Affirmative Action Around the World
  • US and UK Influence
  • British Higher Education
  • The Value of Comparison

  • Introduction
  • Forms of Gender Parity
  • Gender Equality Conclusion

  • Introduction
  • Inter-racial Marriage
  • Gay Rights
  • Same-Sex Marriage
  • Marriage Equality
  • Adoption, Surrogacy, Childbirth

  • Introduction
  • Marriage Equality and Adoptions
  • Equality and Hate Speech

  • Introduction
  • Religious Minorities and Majorities
  • Limitations on Religious Expression
  • Closing Questions

  • Introduction
  • The Headscarf law and Burqa Ban
  • Post-Course Survey


Stanford Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: How much time should i give to this course?

Candidates need to invest 16 weeks for completing this course curriculum.

2: I am a working professional and willing to pursue this comparative Equality and Anti Discrimination Law course. Can I manage my timings?

All the modules and course content is designed in such a way that everyone can study through it without any stress or hassle.

3: Are there specific requirements for pursuing this course?

Aspirants should have a personal laptop with a stable internet connection.

4: Is a textbook required?

The textbook is not required for this programme. In case the candidate needs the book he/she can buy Comparative Equality and Anti Discriminatory Law third edition which is available at a discount from the publisher.

5: What are the benefits of upgrading?

Candidates who have received certification from the edx platform have shared them on Linkedin, academic records and for jobs as well as placements. Therefore all the certificates are highly valued in industries and companies.

6: Which browsers are supported on edx?

The platform of edx supports chrome, firefox, Microsoft internet explorer, Microsoft edge and safari as well.

7: What if i forgot my password for the Comparative Equality and Anti Discrimination Law online course?

In case the candidates have forgotten their password they can recover their content by receiving activation links on their emails.

8: Can i start and pay later?

Participants can start by choosing the option of auditing the course and can pay the fees later for verified certification if they are interested to do so.

9: Can I retake a course?

Candidates can always retake a course by enrolling them freshly and paying the fees for each fresh enrollments if they want to achieve certification.

10: How do self paced courses work?

Candidates can work at their own pace till the last date without worrying about deadlines.


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