You will deepen and broaden your knowledge of law as an academic subject through acquiring systematic understanding of legal processes, methods and concepts of the social and political context in which legal processes take place and of appropriate theoretical conceptions of law.
By maximising your academic potential potential and refining your problem-solving skills in a transnational context through the acquisition of systematic and critical understanding of complex legal, economic, cultural, ethnic, religious, ethical and political issues informing international minority rights law you will enhance your professional development and horizons.
The research and writing skills you gain will be transferable to a variety of professional sectors, including the legal profession, policymaking, corporate sector, governmental bodies or academia.
Why study LLM International Minority Rights Law at Middlesex University?
With a strong sense of social justice at its core, Middlesex University School of Law is home to some of the world's foremost figures in the fields of international minority rights law, whose work has helped safeguard the rights of vulnerable groups across the world.
They include Senior Lecturer Dr David Keane, whose book on caste-based discrimination won the Hart Book Prize; Dean of the School Professor Joshua Castellino, whose expertise was called upon as chair of a 2015 session of the United Nations Forum on Minority Issues; and Associate Professor of International Law Dr Elvira Dominguez-Redondo, who is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Universal Rights Group.
- A unique degree offering a complete overview of international law and practice in minority rights and indigenous peoples
- Learn about the current mechanisms in minority rights and indigenous peoples rights, and the gap between UN international rights norms and their implementation on the ground
- The programme engages closely with UN mechanisms and human rights bodies, due to previous and current involvement in UN procedures by our tutors
- There may also be internship opportunities in national and international organisations such as the United Nations or in the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre on campus.
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Last updated August 31, 2017