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LLM International Human Rights Law (distance learning)

LLM International Human Rights Law (distance learning)

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Distance without attendance | De Montfort University | 27 months | SEP-21

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

27 months

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Civil Law Personal Finance / Consumerism / Rights Legal Rights (Law) International Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

This course is suitable for: solicitors and barristers in private practice and in-house; activists; campaigners and researchers involved in human rights issues; those working in organisations with public functions and who need to comply with human rights obligations; as well as human rights professionals in the UN and other international organisations and NGOs and those with an interest in Human Rights Law.

Develop your own personal pathway

  • This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules

Study at your own pace

  • Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award

Differentiate yourself in the job market

  • Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of human rights law

Boost your employability

  • Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market

Teaching and assessment

The LLM is studied by distance learning and is fully assessed by coursework and a dissertation. The distance learning mode involves optional attendance at Leicester De Montfort Law School, for a maximum of ten Saturday study days during the period of study. The course is structured in a way that allows you to exit at one of several points, if desired, each with a postgraduate award.

Graduate careers

This course equips you to enter legal and other work relating to international human rights issues.

Modules

This module explores the birth of international human rights thinking and the struggle to balance competing rights. You will also examine the international legal system and human rights legal system.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£8,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful , but a degree in law is not essential.

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) offers the perfect combination of award-winning teaching and specialist facilities. Based in the centre of the bustling and multicultural city of Leicester, located in the heart of England, our campus blends the historical and the new and has provided an inspiring place to study for more than 150 years. Studying a postgraduate course allows you to go further in your knowledge and your career. You can...more

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