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Full time September, January LLM Full-time: 12-15 months

About the course

Our LLM in International Human Rights will expose you to the fundamental aspects of the field and provide you with the opportunity to critically examine the impact of the international human rights standards on national constitutions and laws, with particular focus given to the conflict between international standards and national provision.

The LLM International Human Rights also provides you with an opportunity to assess how international human rights law offers protection to different categories of vulnerable groups.

Additionally, our LLM provides an opportunity to acquire, or build upon existing skills gained from your undergraduate course - enhancing employment opportunities in the legal profession and providing a basis for progression to doctoral studies.

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Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:2 class UK degree or international equivalent in any subject area.

Applications from international applicants with equivalent qualifications are welcome. Please View Website for further details.


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Student Profile(s)

Elshareef Ali Mohammed

Elshareef Ali Mohammed is an international human rights lawyer who worked on one of the most significant global cases of 2014. He graduated from the School of Law with a LLM in International Human Rights in 2013.

The case of Meriam Ibrahim in Sudan created a global media storm in May after she was sentenced to death for apostasy and sexual immorality for marrying a Christian man. Elshareef was part of the legal team who successfully secured her freedom.

His contribution to international human rights since graduating has since been commended with an Executive Dean's Award.


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