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International Human Rights Law LLM

International Human Rights Law LLM

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

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

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This advanced course in human rights taught by international experts offers a unique and distinctive focus on the theories and practice of rights, producing a vibrant environment for exploring this significant area of law and policy. This programme will give you advanced knowledge, greater understanding and critical insights into current systems of human rights legal protection and human rights debates. You’ll explore different domestic, regional and international human rights legal systems to analyse how rights have been legalised, developed and enforced through the theory and practice of human rights. You’ll investigate the law relating to the protection of life and human dignity, freedom from torture and other ill treatment, freedom of expression, and human rights with regard to media organisations, terrorism, health care, the family and disabled people. The compulsory modules studied will give you the opportunity to: examine the concept of rights in political philosophy; explore global and local human rights concerns; investigate the impact of international human rights; analyse the relevance of international human rights to domestic law.

Different course options

Full time | University of Leeds | 12 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module aims to enable students to develop analytical, research, writing and presentational skills in connection with human rights issues; to produce a substantial and detailed commentary on specific topic related to human rights.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£9,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£19,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in law or a relevant social science or non-UK equivalent. We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications.