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  LLM - International Development Law and Human Rights


University of Warwick    School of Law

Full time & Part time September LLM 1 year full time, 2 years part time Award winner
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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the LLM in International Development Law and Human Rights at Warwick Law School. This interdisciplinary programme delves into the intricate relationship between development, human rights, and global justice, with a special emphasis on the global South. Ranked among the top Law Departments in the UK, Warwick Law School challenges students to think critically and creatively about law's role in promoting social justice. Through a blend of theoretical debates, legal analyses, and practical advocacy skills, students gain a deep understanding of global issues such as economic regulation, climate justice, and gender equality. The programme offers a diverse range of modules, culminating in a 10,000-word dissertation. With a focus on essay-based assessments and personalised feedback, students hone their research and advocacy skills. The entry requirement of a 2:1 undergraduate degree in law or related subjects ensures a cohort of dedicated and passionate learners. Prepare for a rewarding career in international law, NGOs, government, or consultancy with the support of dedicated careers guidance and workshops. Join us and make a difference in the world of law and human rights.

About the course

Our International Development Law and Human Rights LLM adopts an interdisciplinary approach to examine the relationship between development, human rights and global justice with a particular focus on the global South. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), Warwick Law School was ranked equal 10th out of 69 Law Departments in terms of its Research Environment, 8th in terms of the Quality of its Research, and equal 8th overall. We will challenge you to think critically and creatively about the theory and practice of law for social justice.

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Entry Requirements

2:1 undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in law or a related subject with a law component.




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One of the reasons I chose to come to Warwick to study International Development Law and Human Rights was the content of the courses offered here. I always knew I wanted to study Human Rights, and looking at the descriptions of the wide variety of courses offered, I was sure I was going to get a lot out of the programme, and I was right. Coming here only enhanced my critical thinking skills and taught me a lot more than just the practical aspects of human rights law. Warwick has definitely been one of the most academically stimulating environments I have ever been in, and my teachers and peers have inspired me immeasurably.

As well as being an extremely prestigious institution, Warwick is also a very accommodating and friendly place for students. I was able to get involved in several activities, and the Law School staff were always extremely approachable and helpful at every step during the pursuit of my degree, since my application process began. This has made my student experience here that much better, and I will always remember my time here very fondly. For this reason, I am delighted and grateful to have had the opportunity to do my Masters’ here.

Haajrah Rohom

“Every moment of this LLM has been a process of learning about new cultures, new people and sharing diverse perspectives. The intellectually-stimulating environment has helped us to think critically and laterally and adopt a holistic view.”

Scholarships

The Law School is offering up to four full fee scholarships to outstanding applicants. In order to be considered you must have submitted an application to study on one of our LLM programmes.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Full Tuition Fee

Eligibility

Must have submitted an application for one of our LLM programmes.

Application Procedure

Please apply online. A supporting statement of no more than 500 words will be required when applying, outlining the reasons why you feel you deserve the award.


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