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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 Zoe Tongue Contact

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:

LAW5362MComparative Human Rights Law15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5662MPostgraduate Legal Research Skills15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LAW5780MDissertation60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep (12mth)
LAW5861MInternational Human Rights30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study up to 60 credits from the following optional modules:

LAW5113MRethinking Policing 115 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LAW5146MInternational Criminal Law15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5222MIntercultural Business and Organisational Communication15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5301MSecurity, Conflict and Justice30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)
LAW5334MCyberlaw: Regulation of Cyberspace15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5355MEnvironmental Law15 creditsNot running in 202324
LAW5386MGlobalisation and Crime15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5401MInequalities, Law and Justice30 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5406MTheories of Social Justice15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LAW5558MCorporate Social Responsibility15 creditsNot running in 202324
LAW5645MThe International Law of Foreign Investment15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LAW5655MWorld Trade Organisation Law15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LAW5688MDigital Environment: Law, Technologies & Human Rights15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5692MContemporary Issues in Intellectual Property: Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions15 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5694MContemporary Issues in Intellectual Property: Health, Food and Biotechnology15 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LAW5862MHuman Rights and Disabled People 115 creditsSemester 1 (Sep to Jan)
LAW5863MHuman Rights and Disabled People 215 creditsSemester 2 (Jan to Jun)
LAW5864MGlobal Human Rights Advocacy30 creditsNot running in 202324
LAW5866MGlobal Governance through Law30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2 (Sep to Jun)

Last updated: 12/09/2023 14:29:05


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