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Human Rights Law - LLM/PgDip


Oxford Brookes University School of Law

Full time & Part time September PgDip, LLM Full time: LLM: 12 months, PGDip: 9 months; Part time: LLM: 24 months, PGDip: 18 months

About the course

Our LLM in Human Rights Law gives you a critical understanding of the historical and theoretical underpinnings of international human rights and international and regional human rights systems.

You will gain advanced knowledge in the areas of:

  • international criminal law
  • the laws of armed conflict
  • humanitarian intervention and post-conflict reconstruction
  • international development and globalisation
  • refugee and migrant law
  • the promotion and application of human rights as part of legal reform in the developing world.

Our teaching staff are active in original and internationally-recognised research. They encourage you to get involved in their respective areas of expertise by teaching specialist modules and by supervising dissertations in their specialist subjects.

The course is ideal if you intend to

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Entry Requirements

A good honours degree, or an equivalent degree awarded by a university outside the United Kingdom. The degree may be in Law or in a related discipline. We welcome applications from both non-Law graduates and work experience-based candidates.

If you are new to the academic study of law you will be advised to read a number of recommended texts by way of induction before the course begins. You are also encouraged to attend the induction sessions provided in the week prior to the beginning of the course.

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