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This programme enhances your career by bringing together two highly connected areas of law. You are taught by a top 5 UK School of Law (The Good University Guide 2019)
Human Rights law is widely applied across many areas of law. When it is combined with Criminal Justice it gives you two dimensions to practising law and a wider approach in consultancy. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948 as a response to some of the issues within the second world war. The UK Human Rights Act was passed a lot later in 1998 to provide equality, fairness, dignity and respect. There are civil rights and political rights and each country has a different interpretation of these rights. When combined with criminal justice the emphasis is on fair
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Normally a 2(i) Honours degree in Law, or another related discipline, or equivalent. IELTS Academic (overall 6.5), TOEFL iBT (overall 90), PTE Academic (overall 62), Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency (overall 176)
English Language Requirements
Pre-Sessional English Language Support
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Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest University in the UK with an impressive global research and innovation history which includes 5 Nobel Prize winners, and the invention of insulin and colour photography. It attracts over 14,500 students, over a third of whom are international students taking postgraduate taught and research study.Read more
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