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An LLM or Master of Laws degree is an academic degree, often sought by students with undergraduate law degrees who are looking to educate themselves more thoroughly in one specific area of law study. LLM programs are research-oriented and typically last for one year.

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The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of ... [+]

LLM International Human Rights - Full-time

Our LLMs from our new Master's in Law suite of programmes are designed for law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of the law. Study face to face or online.

Course Requirements

Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in law at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications.

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September 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
Online
Swansea University

Our LLM in Human Rights examines the contemporary challenges facing global society and their impact on human rights from the local to the international. You will gain an ... [+]

Our LLM in Human Rights examines the contemporary challenges facing global society and their impact on human rights from the local to the international.

You will gain an in-depth understanding of the challenges for human rights and possible responses through legislation, policy and practice.

Choose from a diverse range of modules, with a practical focus, taught by human rights experts.

Key Features

Our LLM in Human Rights offers:

A programme designed around high calibre research - The College’s REF 2014 impact case study on children’s human rights achieved the highest possible rating of 4* Academics who have strong relationships with external partners in the field of human rights An interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach A focus on diverse challenges in human rights Opportunities to address a range of human rights topics across a number of thematic areas Description ... [-]
United Kingdom Swansea
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Sheffield Hallam University

This postgraduate degree provides the grounding you need to enter human rights law and advances your existing degree. You'll cover the breadth of human rights theory and ... [+]

Develop your skills, build a network and become an employable practitioner in the field of human rights by working on live projects during the course.

This postgraduate degree provides the grounding you need to enter human rights law and advances your existing degree. You'll cover the breadth of human rights theory and practice and graduate as a skilled, knowledgeable and employable practitioner.

Acquire specialist expertise in the field of international or domestic human rights. Apply your skills by working alongside human rights practitioners throughout the course. Gain a deep understanding of human rights law, principles and policy while building on your existing qualifications. Work on real human rights issues with external agencies Enhance your career and make the transition into a rewarding role. ... [-]
United Kingdom Sheffield
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Keele University

Human rights are central to contemporary politics and international governance. They have become a dominant language of political struggle, in which the actions of govern ... [+]

Human rights are central to contemporary politics and international governance. They have become a dominant language of political struggle, in which the actions of governments and other institutions are judged, justified and challenged.

This LLM provides an advanced conceptual and practical understanding of how international law promotes human rights and responds to their violation. The course sets international human rights in their broader philosophical, historical and social contexts, and engages students in an interdisciplinary study of the international legal processes designed to ensure their realisation. It also encourages students to think critically about the limits, ambiguities and contradictions of the international human rights movement.... [-]

United Kingdom Keele
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 5 years
Campus
University of Leeds, Faculty of Education, Social Sciences, and Law

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 env ... [+]

Best Master of Laws Degrees in Human Rights Law Studies in United Kingdom 2019. Overview 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. Research and professional insight You’ll benefit from the expertise of leading academics in a stimulating research environment. Our research groups include: Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP) Centre for Criminal Justice Studies (CCJS) Centre for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) Centre for Innovation and Research Education (CIRLE) Course content ... [-]
United Kingdom Leeds
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Bradford

Human rights and the law is a huge growth area, evolving and expanding in response to new developments, threats, and evolution in our thinking as a society. It has great ... [+]

Overview

Human rights and the law is a huge growth area, evolving and expanding in response to new developments, threats, and evolution in our thinking as a society. It has great significance for major global challenges such as war, terrorism, gender, migration and climate change, and interfaces quite significantly with impacts from science and innovation.

This new LLM in Human Rights and Development is designed to provide you with an understanding of human rights in its multi-layered form, with a critical emphasis on its complementarity with development.

The course offers a wide range of modules that are contemporary, academically rigorous and skills oriented. You'll gain core knowledge of the wider context framing law and policy in this field, whilst having the flexibility to tailor your degree to suit your particular interests and career aspirations by choosing from a range of specialist human rights law and development modules.... [-]

United Kingdom Bradford
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
KNect365 Learning

Improve your career prospects by gaining a Masters in International Human Rights Law while remaining in full-time employment. ... [+]

Improve your career prospects by gaining a Masters in International Human Rights Law while remaining in full-time employment

Course Overview

This unique programme will enable you to:

Analyse, interpret and apply the laws regulating international human rights. Gain a competitive advantage in difficult market conditions - increase your skills at this crucial time. Achieve a recognised UK university qualification while combining full-time employment with the study. Learn from key industry practitioners and academics and benefit directly from their insight and invaluable commentary. Apply your learning and new skills to your work immediately and help further your career. Tailor the programme to your needs by studying your own unique combination of modules from this and other De Montfort LLM programmes. Study at a faster pace – follow the 'accelerated route' and complete the LLM in 15 months. Achieve the level you choose – postgraduate certificate and diploma levels also available. ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
2 years
Online
London South Bank University

Combines modules in international human rights law, development studies and refugee studies to explore contemporary debates of specific countries and themes. ... [+]

With over 30 years of expertise, LSBU Law has shaped the professional futures of thousands of law students. This course offers a mixture of international human rights law, development studies and refugee studies modules. You'll explore contemporary debates in the context of specific countries and themes.

You'll gain knowledge of the protection of international human rights within the context of international development and refugee practice and the role of a rights-based approach to international development practice.

Why Law at LSBU? Happy students: No.1 UK wide for Satisfied overall with the course in Law (Guardian League Table, 2018) with an energetic Student Law Society that arranges talks, visits and competitions. Top 10 in UK for satisfaction with teaching in Law (Guardian 2019). Expert academics – our teachers are qualified solicitors and barristers, passing on their insights, real-world case expertise and passion for law. Outstanding facilities – we'll equip you with an iPad or tablet, complete online support and access to a personal law e-library worth £6000. The School of Law enjoys strong links with the South London Law Society, and cooperates with them to provide a programme of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for local practitioners and members of the Society. Key course information - ordered by mode Mode Duration Start Date Location Full-time 12 months September Southwark Campus Part-time 24 months September Southwark Campus Modules ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Birmingham - College of Arts and Law

For those seeking a deeper understanding of the increasingly global structures which govern criminal justice as well as the finer issues challenging criminal justice stru ... [+]

For those seeking a deeper understanding of the increasingly global structures which govern criminal justice as well as the finer issues challenging criminal justice structures, this course offers a unique learning opportunity and is an excellent choice for those seeking legal opportunities around the world.

This pathway draws upon Birmingham Law School's research strengths in International Law, International Humanitarian Law, Criminal Law and Justice, and Human Rights, enabling students to develop expertise in a wide range of relevant International law subjects.

You can study modules in international, transnational and European criminal law and justice alongside more nationally rooted specialisms and a breadth of human rights modules. Through our long-standing dedicated counter-terrorism modules, and those focusing upon specific theoretical or practical criminal justice issues (ranging from restorative justice to mentally disordered offenders) as well as our specialist human rights modules, we offer our students a unique opportunity for broad study and in-depth specialisation.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Social Sciences

With innovative module options, this course will expose you to the most exciting ideas and developments in international human rights law. ... [+]

Overview

With innovative module options, this course will expose you to the most exciting ideas and developments in international human rights law.

You will be provided with a thorough grounding in human rights law, as well as the opportunity to pursue more specialist interests such as economic and social rights, business and human rights, or imprisonment and human rights.

The School of Law has a particular strength in human rights law. Much of a academic staff are internationally recognised for their research in the area. They have advised governments, collaborated with various international organizations including the United Nations and the Council of Europe, and joined forces with NGOs in their human rights advocacy work. This blend of academic endeavor and practical work is often brought to the classroom, so you can see how human rights law can have an impact on the ground.... [-]

United Kingdom Nottingham
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Kent, Kent Law School

This pathway enables you to examine human rights protection at the national, regional and international levels. It is particularly suited to those who currently work in, ... [+]

The Kent LLM (and associated Diploma programme) allows you to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of the law by specialising in one or more different areas.

Overview

This pathway enables you to examine human rights protection at the national, regional and international levels. It is particularly suited to those who currently work in, or hope to work in international organisations, non-governmental organisations, international law firms and foreign affairs departments. It is also suited to those who want to develop a human rights practice in a domestic law context.

Students studying human rights are encouraged to participate in the activities of the Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL) at Kent. These include workshops, trips to international courts and tribunals, and guest lecture series.... [-]

United Kingdom Canterbury
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 28 months
Campus
Middlesex University London

This course is designed to enable students to specialize in subjects related to human rights law, equipping them with comprehensive knowledge of international and regiona ... [+]

You will deepen and broaden your knowledge of law as an academic subject; acquiring a 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 and refining your problem-solving skills in a transnational context through the acquisition of systematic and critical understanding of complex legal, economic, cultural, ethical and political issues informing the creation of international and regional human rights frameworks, institutions and practice 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.... [-]

United Kingdom London UK Online
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The LLM programme is a single subject law programme that may be taken over a period of one year (full-time), or part-time over a period of two, three or four years. Every ... [+]

LLM in Human Rights, Conflict, and Justice

Duration: One calendar year (full-time) Two, three or four years (part-time, daytime only) We recommend that part-time students have between two-and-a-half and three days a week free to pursue their course of study.

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honors degree (or equivalent) in Law

Start of programme: September intake only

The LLM programme may be completed either through one year of full-time study or two, three or four years of part-time study. All students apply to the general LLM programme but have the option of pursuing a specialized LLM.

Each LLM student is required to successfully complete 180 credits, which comprises 120 credits of taught modules and a 60-credit 12,000-word dissertation on a topic related to his or her specialization. Please see the 'Structure' tab for full information.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

This programme offers graduates in law and related disciplines, or those with relevant professional qualifications, the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of ... [+]

Why this course?

This programme offers graduates in law and related disciplines, or those with relevant professional qualifications, the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of human rights law at UK, European and international levels.

The programme is intended to provide invaluable training and insights for those who have either a professional or academic interest in an evolving human rights culture.

There are three potential exit points from the course, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters. Assuming satisfactory performance, it's possible to change between these exit points. For example, a student who initially registers for the certificate may opt to continue studying for the Diploma or Masters qualification. Likewise, a student originally registered for the Masters can transfer to the certificate or Diploma.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
Campus
University of Leicester Law School

We offer 5 different LLM streams, each with its own specialization and the flexibility for you to design your LLM around the subject areas that interest you. ... [+]

We offer 5 different LLM streams, each with its own specialization and the flexibility for you to design your LLM around the subject areas that interest you.

LLM in Law (General)

The LLM General Stream is designed for those who want to gain specialist experience analyzing complex legal issues over an extensive range of topics. With the freedom to choose from the diverse variety of specialisms on offer, you can tailor your degree to focus on the areas that interest you and meet your career aspirations. With our unique course structure, you can choose to study modules across the fields of international law, international commercial law, public international law and international human rights law.... [-]

United Kingdom Leicester
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Full-time
1 year
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