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International Protection of Human Rights and Personal Freedom LLM

International Protection of Human Rights and Personal Freedom LLM

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Social Work Specialisms Legal Rights (Law)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Derby LLM offers maximum flexibility. Available to lawyers and non-lawyers alike, it provides unrivalled choice and opportunity – enabling you to choose from specialist pathways and modules to build a degree that matches your career aspirations, research pursuits and personal interests. The LLM course combines academic and theoretical knowledge. You will develop your understanding of the interaction between law and policy at an international level, enabling you to contribute to organisations and commercial enterprises operating across the global policy arena.

International Protection of Human Rights and Personal Freedom: Building your awareness of the human rights regime at international, regional and national levels. Taking a practical approach to the investigation of human rights violations, this pathway prepares you for a rewarding career with organisations working in the human rights field, from law firms to governments and NGOS.

Types of assessment include assignments, portfolio preparation, reports, presentations and online preparation of material. In several modules you can relate your assessment to different jurisdictions, so that your national law can be the focus of your award. As a Derby LLM graduate, you will be highly sought after by employers because you can demonstrate a unique specialisation in the areas of law and criminal justice, evidenced by your final dissertation. 
It gives you a genuine advantage when applying for positions within and beyond the legal sector.

Different course options

Full time | One Friar Gate Square | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

In this module you will enhance your research, communication and independent study techniques, which will help you throughout your Masters degree and will also assist with your personal and professional development. It provides a stepping stone if you wish to present your work at conferences or have your work published. The skills you develop will also be of direct relevance if you are seeking to undertake a PhD and will help you progress through the early stages of a research career.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Tuition fee for 2018/19 is £715 per 20 credits and all fees may be subject to annual increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Tuition fee for 2018/19 is £13,500 and all fees may be subject to annual increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree in any subject at least 2.2 classification. We will also consider students with relevant work experience.

University information

The University of Derby is spread across three campuses in Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield. Derby is proud to welcome students from more than 100 countries around the world, so you’ll be part of a diverse, international community. Whether you are progressing from undergraduate study, want to change or develop your career, or simply study the subject you love in more depth, the University offers a wide range of courses and flexible study...more

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