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The LLM in Human Rights Law programme is designed to enable you to form an advanced conceptual understanding of international law relating to the promotion and protection of human rights at the international, regional and domestic levels.
Do some crimes cry out to be prosecuted trans-nationally? Can human rights make the world a better place? Or is there no hope of criminal justice ever operating effectively at the international level, or of human rights rhetoric leading to real improvements in the way governments treat their people? Whatever your views, if these questions resonate with you, this programme is for you.
Join one of the very few specialised human rights masters which is embedded in practice, providing you with the necessary professional experience for a legal career in the human rights field.
International Law offers you a very employable subject at postgraduate level with a range of optional elements in highly sought after areas such as Energy and Environmental Law, Arbitration, Private International Law, Human Rights, Intellectual Property, GATT, Insolvency Law and more.
The MRes Human Rights Law is a pre-doctoral training programme designed to provide a critical, research led approach to the study of aspects of human rights law together with training in the key research skills appropriate for Doctoral level study.
The LLM in Human Rights Law and Practice engages you in a holistic examination of the law, policy, and advocacy of human rights. As such, it provides the substantive knowledge, versatile skills and valuable networks necessary for mid-career professionals and recent graduates to work in the human rights field.
Study this world-class LLM anywhere in the world. We welcome candidates of all backgrounds and give you the flexibility to fit your learning around your other commitments.
We currently offer 16 on-campus taught master’s programmes, 2 on-campus research LLM programmes, and 6 online LLM programmes. Some of our programmes are listed below. Our full selection of programmes can be found on our website.
With two distinctive Schools, Hull University Business School and the School of Law and Politics, both with their own expertise and focus, and together they combine within one Faculty to maximise the benefits from complementary subject areas.
A Master of Laws degree from Sussex Law School will enhance your earning potential and maximise your career options by equipping you with the skills, knowledge and opportunities to further your career to the highest level, whether in industry or through research.
Bangor Law School is a research-focused school offering a range of cutting-edge LLM, MBA and MA programmes that are tailored to equip students with the legal knowledge and competencies required in an increasingly global workplace.
SOAS specialises in the study of law in relation to the developing world. It has expertise in the field of comparative law (China, Africa, South/South East Asia, the Middle East) complemented by a range of academics dealing with issues of international and transnational law.
96% of the School’s research achieved an international standard in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
Greenwich has scooped top spot in the London league table for student satisfaction, for the second year running. The university is ranked 26th for student satisfaction, out of 122 institutions in the UK, putting it ahead of all other universities in the capital.