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LLM International Human Rights Law

Programme code:LLM-LAW/IHRFUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr Ilias Trispiotis Contact address:I.Trispiotis@leeds.ac.uk

This programme is available part time (programme code LLM-LAW/IHRP). Please contact the programme manager for further information.

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Upper second class degree in law or equivalent.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Law

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Law

Programme specification:

The LLM in International and European Human Rights Law enables students to develop knowledge and skills in relation to human rights issues at international, European and domestic law levels. It enables our graduates to pursue careers in legal practice, or the public service, or any career where success is built upon the ability to understand, analyse and respond to developments in human rights law and practice at international, European and domestic levels.


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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LAW5330MEuropean Human Rights15 credits1 Apr to 31 Aug
LAW5662MPostgraduate Legal Research Skills15 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5861MInternational Human Rights30 credits1 Jan to 31 Aug
LAW5862MHuman Rights and Disabled People 115 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5950MDissertation60 credits1 Apr to 31 Oct

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study up to 45 credits from the following optional modules:

LAW5065MCentral Issues in Criminal Law15 credits1 Apr to 31 Aug
LAW5113MRethinking Policing 115 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5146MInternational Criminal Law15 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5222MIntercultural Business and Organisational Communication15 credits1 Apr to 31 Aug
LAW5301MSecurity, Conflict and Justice30 credits1 Jan to 31 Aug
LAW5334MCyberlaw: Regulation of Cyberspace15 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5401MInequalities, Law and Justice30 credits1 Apr to 31 Aug
LAW5562MInternational Banking Law: The Regulatory Framework15 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5565MInternational Banking Law: Capital Markets and Loans15 credits1 Apr to 31 Aug
LAW5645MThe International Law of Foreign Investment15 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5655MWorld Trade Organisation Law15 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5688MDigital Environment: Law, Technologies & Human Rights15 credits1 Apr to 31 Aug
LAW5692MContemporary Issues in Intellectual Property: Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions15 credits1 Apr to 31 Aug
LAW5694MContemporary Issues in Intellectual Property: Health, Food and Biotechnology15 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5862MHuman Rights and Disabled People 115 credits1 Jan to 31 May
LAW5866MGlobal Governance through Law30 credits1 Jan to 31 Aug

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