Master of Laws in LLM Human Rights Law in Asia

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LLM Human Rights Law

An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law.

The process of LLM in Human Rights Law is designed for students who wish to understand the minority rights, human rights’ conventions and regional human rights among other entailed issues. The degree provides student with great opportunities for individual with career interests in the field. You can find the course from a number of universities worldwide.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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LLM Law and the Humanities

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Law and the Humanities is a distinct field of interdisciplinary study of growing significance. As the only programme of its kind in the UK, this LLM specialisation, taught at the University’s Canterbury and Paris centres, offers a unique perspective on the study and practice of law. [+]

LLMs in LLM Human Rights Law in Asia 2017. Law and the Humanities is a distinct field of interdisciplinary study of growing significance. As the only programme of its kind in the UK, this LLM specialisation, taught at the University’s Canterbury and Paris centres, offers a unique perspective on the study and practice of law. It draws upon the theoretical and methodological richness of the humanities, including history, political and social theory, literature, theatre and visual culture studies, to equip students with the conceptual tools and skills for a more thorough understanding of the traditions and workings of the law. It develops and strengthens students’ analytical, critical, and imaginative capabilities, and cultivates specific skills such as textual analysis, critical reading, and effective argument. Modules The following modules are indicative of this specialisation stream. This list is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation and student demand. Most specialisation streams will require you to study a combination of subject specialisation modules and modules from other specialisation streams so that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas that interest you. Several modules from the MA on Resistance offered by the School of Politics and International Relations are also available. - LW 927 - Law and the Humanities I: Ethos and Scholarship - LW 928 - Law and the Humanities 2: Current Issues - LW 925 - Cultural Heritage Law - LW 843 - International Human Rights Law - LW 813 - Contemporary Topics in Intellectual Property [-]

LLM Human Rights Law

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

This specialisation 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 [+]

This specialisation 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 for 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. Modules Modules associated with this specialisation include: - European Human Rights Law - European Union Migration Law - International Criminal Law - International Human Rights Law - International Migration Law - Policing - Transitional Justice and the Rule of Law Programming [-]

International LLM

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time 10 months September 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The International LL.M. program at Tel Aviv University attracts outstanding law students to study and collaborate with Israel's elite legal academia, students and legal professionals. [+]

LLMs in LLM Human Rights Law in Asia 2017. The International LL.M. program at Tel Aviv University attracts outstanding law students to study and collaborate with Israel's elite legal academia, students and legal professionals. Through a wide range of classes taught by world-renowned professors, international students have the opportunity to study for their advanced academic law degree at Israel's leading law faculty. Ranked #1 in Israel and #1 outside the US and UK, Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Law has the greatest scientific research impact factor and highest citations per paper (2013 QS World University Rankings). The rigorous academic curriculum is based on innovative approaches to legal theory that will provide law students with insights for legal practice and analytic skills for advanced academic research. Classes will explore contemporary challenges to the law stemming from processes of globalization, the Israeli legal and social systems, the complexities of the Middle East region, and the technological and entrepreneurial dynamism of the "Start-up Nation". International LL.M. students may pursue a general course of study or concentrate their studies in one of the following topics, which will be noted on their transcripts: Global Governance & Human Rights Law & Technology Law & Business LL.M. candidates will be eligible to apply for conditional admittance to the PhD Program at the Faculty of Law, following the successful completion of the LL.M. degree. Application Requirements, Tuition & Financial Assistance Applicants must have completed a first degree in law by July 2016 in order to be eligible to enroll in the International LL.M. program. Apply online at https://portal.telavivuniv.org/createprofile.php An application form Transcripts for your first law degree* Law school ranking CV or resume Statement of intent** Two letters of recommendation TOEFL or IELTS score*** *First law degree transcripts: Transcripts must indicate courses and grades from your first degree in law. Additional degrees may be submitted for review, but will not be used to calculate the minimum grade point average required (Israeli equivalent of 80). If available, please ask your law school to provide a letter indicating your individual law school ranking. **Statement of Intent: Your essay should be no more than 500 words and should describe your background, your academic or professional interests and goals, and your motivation to study in the International LL.M program. ***TOEFL or IELTS score: An English-language proficiency exam must be taken before July 1, 2016, and official scores must be sent directly to the TAU International office by the testing agency. TAU International's ETS code is 7704. TOEFL test minimum scores: written 582, computer-based 223, or internet-based 89. The minimum overall bandwith score for the IELTS test is 7. Exemptions may be granted - please inquire with the Admissions Director. Tuition for the International LL.M. program is $20,000. Substantial fellowships will be offered to promising candidates according to needs and academic qualifications, and in order to promote diversity. Applicants to the International LL.M. program will be automatically considered for fellowships based on prior academic and professional achievement. [-]

LLM Program in Human Rights and International Law

Rothberg International School
Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 Israel Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty (HUL) has launched a new LL.M. Program in English, focusing on Human Rights and International Law. These are fields that constitute an important part of the HUL’s long-standing reputation of academic excellence, and in which the HUL is a hub of international activity. The program is run in cooperation with the Rothberg International School and the Minerva Center for Human Rights of the Law Faculty. [+]

LLM Program in Human Rights and International Law The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Law Faculty (HUL) has launched a new LL.M. Program in English, focusing on Human Rights and International Law. These are fields that constitute an important part of the HUL’s long-standing reputation of academic excellence, and in which the HUL is a hub of international activity. The program is run in cooperation with the Rothberg International School and the Minerva Center for Human Rights of the Law Faculty. Course of Study The LL.M. program consist of 32 credits taken over two consecutive semesters, including four core courses (2 credits each), a workshop (3 credits), seminars (at least two, 4 credits each), electives (1 or 2 credits each) and background courses (3 credits each). In addition, students may choose to submit an LL.M. thesis. For additional information on the academic program click HERE Admission Requirements The LL.M. programs in English are open to law school graduates holding an LL.B. or J.D. degree who have a good command of English. Candidates are selected on the basis of their law school grades, letters of recommendation and past academic work. Knowledge of English: Candidates who did not previously study at an educational institution in which the sole language of instruction is English must submit official TOEFL scores or the equivalent. The minimum TOEFL score required is 573 on the paper-based test, 230 on the computer-based test, or 89 on the internet-based test. Applicants who have completed a full course of study at an institution where the sole language of instruction is English, or who completed a degree program in English Language and/or Literatureare, are exempt from submitting English proficiency scores. Application Process Application period: January 1 – May 15, 2017 (late applications accepted) Application for the program is done online and decisions will only be finalized after all required documents have been received. The admissions decision-making process takes approximately three weeks after all documentation is received by the Division of Graduate Studies. For additional information on the application process, see: http://overseas.huji.ac.il/applynow or e-mail: gradmiss@savion.huji.ac.il Required documents to be submitted with the application : Official Academic Records (transcripts, diplomas, etc.), either originals or notarized copies, must be sent directly from the relevant division/department/program. Faxes are not accepted for this purpose. Documents can be verified by bringing the original and a photocopy to the RIS office. If the name on the academic records differs from the name on the application form, please submit official documentation authenticating the name change. Two academic letters of recommendation from faculty members who have first-hand knowledge of your academic abilities. Statement of Purpose . Students must submit a succinct statement of 300-500 words concerning their past work and preparation related to their intended field of study, their academic plans for graduate study at the Hebrew University and their subsequent career objectives. Passport photocopy of inside page . Upload one photo to your online application. Curriculum Vitae detailing academic honours, published materials, extracurricular or community activities, foreign study and recent employment experience. Medical Certificate completed and signed by a physician (included in application download). Academic Paper Seminar paper/course paper or any other paper, written in English, on the academic topic of your choice. Letters of reference (included in application download) Official TOEFL Scores for all students who have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the sole language of instruction is English. (The school code for the TOEFL test is 0206.) The minimum TOEFL score required is 600 on the paper based test, 250 on the computer-based test or 89 on the internet- based test. Israeli Identity Card (Teudat Zehut) photocopy, if applicable. Program I.D. Duration: 2 semesters See Academic Calendar Application Open: January 1 - May 15, 2017 (late applications accpted) See Apply Now Diploma Type: LL.M.Degree ... [-]

LLM

ITM University, School of Law
Campus Full time 2 years July 2017 India Gurgaon

The premise of our approach to graduate legal education is that no matter whatever their level of exposure to law, our graduates will practice in a global environment. [+]

LLMs in LLM Human Rights Law in Asia 2017. LLM The premise of our approach to graduate legal education is that no matter whatever their level of exposure to law, our graduates will practice in a global environment. We have designed the curriculum to sensitize our graduate students to the normative and professional challenges globalization entails and to equip them with the relevant tools to enable them to approach the law in a more encompassing, universally-aware manner. Students benefit from an unmatched selection of course content, seminars, practical experiences and opportunities to engage in intellectual projects at the highest level. At present, we are offering an LL.M. degree with specialization in Human Rights Law. In future, we propose to provide LL.M. degree in areas like Corporate Law; Intellectual Property Rights Law, Environmental Law; etc. Keeping in view the interest of the legal academia, besides regular course curriculum, we lay a great emphasis in equipping the students with innovative teaching skills which would ultimately pave the way to become excellent teachers. In addition, the programme is beneficial to those who want to expand their legal understanding and secure strategic decision making roles in major NGOs as well as Human Rights lawyering. The objective of the course is to enable students primarily through research, presentation, discussion and writing, to acquire a thorough knowledge of, and an ability to critically analyze, the theory and the law of human rights protection at the national, regional and international levels. By the end of the course, students should have: overall awareness of the history and theory of human rights in law; detailed knowledge of the relevant provisions of the Constitution, national laws and judicial pronouncement on Human Rights and its enforcement mechanism as well as international human rights instruments and mechanism; familiarity with specialised tools and resources for research into human rights law. [-]

LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

The LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice reflects established areas of research strength in the School. The available options are both of international relevance and meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in human rights and criminal justice at an advanced level. [+]

LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice

Programme Length: LLM 12 months full-time, 24 or 36 months part-timeStart Dates: September or January

Aims

The LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice reflects established areas of research strength in the School. The available options are both of international relevance and meet the demand for studying contemporary issues in human rights and criminal justice at an advanced level.

Syllabus

Students must complete four courses and a dissertation.

Those registered for this programme must take at least two human rights courses, one of which must be International Human Rights Law, and at least one criminal justice course. The fourth course can be taken from a different LLM Programme. An indicative list of courses is below. Students should note, however, that course options are dependent on staff availability, sabbatical arrangements and sufficient enrolment. Please check the Law School website for up-to-date information on course availability for the programme. The number in brackets indicates the semester in which the course is taught.... [-]


LLM in Human Rights

University of Aberdeen
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years August 2017 United Kingdom Aberdeen + 1 more

The LLM Programme in Human Rights reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are of international relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary human rights issues at an advanced level. [+]

LLM in Human Rights

Programme Length: 12 months full-time, 24 or 36 months part-timeStart Dates: September or January

Aims

The LLM Programme in Human Rights reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are of international relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary human rights issues at an advanced level. This programme allows students to combine specialist topics of domestic and universal fundamental rights.

Syllabus

Students must complete four courses and a dissertation. At least three courses must be taken from the Human Rights course options, and must include International Human Rights Law. The fourth course can be taken from a different LLM Programme.... [-]


LLM in International Human Rights

Baku State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Azerbaijan Baku

This is a two-year master’s program at the Faculty of Law. The prerequisite for the course includes fluency in English and previous law degree. The students study in groups which are no more than 10–12 students each. Vast majority of the professors teaching at this [+]

LLM in International Human Rights

This is a two-year master’s program at the Faculty of Law. The prerequisite for the course includes fluency in English and previous law degree. The students study in groups which are no more than 10–12 students each. Vast majority of the professors teaching at this program are graduates of leading European and American universities. The students in this program have the opportunity to study Human Rights in greater detail, to familiarize closely with such areas of Human Rights law as Law of Armed Conflicts, European System of Human Rights Protection, Rights of Refugees and Migrants, Children's Rights, Women's Rights, etc... The professors are using new syllabi for this course and apply modern interactive methods of teaching.... [-]