Master of Laws in LLM Human Rights Law in Scotland in United Kingdom

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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.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

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LLM Human Rights Law

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 United Kingdom Glasgow + 1 more

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. [+]

Master of Laws Degrees in LLM Human Rights Law in Scotland in United Kingdom. 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 to the Diploma or Masters qualification. Likewise, a student originally registered for the Masters can transfer to the certificate or Diploma. You’ll study The Human Rights Law programme may be completed over two years (part-time), or over one year (full-time). The LLM is awarded on successful completion of six modules and a 15,000-word dissertation on a topic chosen in consultation with a supervisor. Successful completion of six modules will qualify you for the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip). A Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) is awarded on completion of three modules. Dissertation The dissertation is written over the summer and submitted on the last day of the academic year. Field dissertation A recent innovative feature of this programme is the opportunity for you to undertake a field dissertation within a governmental or non-governmental organisation with an... [-]

LLM Human Rights (via School of Law)

The University of Edinburgh - School of Social and Political Science
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years August 2017 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

The programme is designed to provide you with a theoretical and practical understanding of international human rights law in its broader political context. There is a particular emphasis on the relationship between human rights and conflict resolution. [+]

The programme is designed to provide you with a theoretical and practical understanding of international human rights law in its broader political context. There is a particular emphasis on the relationship between human rights and conflict resolution. You can explore the role of human rights globally and the international and domestic machinery that promotes and enforces rights, but also focus on how academic debates connect to the practice of human rights. The programme is run from the School of Law, in close cooperation with the School of Social and Political Science. It has an interdisciplinary approach and a flexible structure that enables you to tailor your curriculum to best suits your individual interests and career plans, drawing from a choice of specialised courses from Law and the Social Science. Programme Structure and Courses This programme can be taken full-time over one year, or part-time over two years. It offers a wide range of subjects across human rights, law, crime and criminal justice, as well as options from other disciplines. This enables you to tailor the programme to meet your specific interests. The 120 credits of taught courses is made up of the following mandatory and option courses. Mandatory Course (20 credits) International Human Rights Law (20 credits, semester 1) Option Courses List A (60 - 100 credits) Full year courses (40 credits) Fundamental Issues in International Law International Criminal Law Semester 1 courses (20 credits) European Environmental Law Semester 2 courses (20 credits) EU Fundamental Rights Law European Labour Law... [-]