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You are taught by a top 5 ranked UK School of Law (The Good University Guide 2019) and international academics, researchers and consultants with an impressive portfolio of knowledge to enhance your learning experience.
You develop a very clear understanding about human rights law and how it affects a range of different areas of life. This is a specialist programme focusing purely on human rights from the Geneva Convention of 1949 to additional protocols of 1977 and each country interpretation and their justification in the use of force. You look at recent force in Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria and Ukraine. You also look at the protection of natural resources globally and how human rights law has shaped politics. Careers can be within legal professions in defending the rights
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Normally a 2(1) Honours degree in Law (or another discipline) or equivalent
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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