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Human Rights and Justice LLM

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Legal Rights (Law) Law / Legal Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course parallels the historical and contemporary significance of these aspects of law, in particular their growth as topics of both domestic and international importance over recent decades. The LLM Human Rights and Justice are based on the significant expertise of academic staff in Nottingham Law School, particularly from its Centre for Conflict, Rights and Justice. The course will help you develop a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on European and international human rights and key aspects of international justice systems. LLM Human Rights and Justice permit specialisation within the field, whether in the study of more traditional human rights systems or in the expression of the rights of particular groups. There exists a particular emphasis on the resolution of post-conflict human rights and criminal matters. Career development is an integral part of the programme and our careers teams run a series of workshops where you can identify methods and strategies to enable you to pursue your career goals. Due to the School's excellent reputation within the legal profession, our graduates are highly sought-after and recognised for the depth and relevance of their knowledge. 99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17).

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

An introduction to International Criminal Law, examining its origins and relationship with other areas of law. You will explore the evolution of legal principles and critically evaluate the institutions of International Criminal Law, including the different forms of tribunals.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£7,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£14,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a good law degree, 2.2 or above. Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study. Students from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

University information

Situated in Nottingham - voted the second best city for students in the UK - Nottingham Trent University (NTU) consists of 4 campuses: City Campus, Confetti Campus, Clifton Campus and Brackenhurst Campus. NTU offers almost 200 taught courses and has a wide range of research degree options across its many academic schools: NTU Doctoral School (research degrees) Nottingham Business School Nottingham Law School ...more