Taught course

International Human Rights

Institution
City, University of London · School of Arts and Social Sciences
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

We are interested in receiving applications from individuals with at least an upper second-class honours undergraduate degree in law (roughly equivalent to a B or B+) from a recognised international institution. Applicants with a good undergraduate degree in another subject will also be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The unique Specialist LLM in International Human Rights at The City Law School allows students to explore how international law intervenes to protect human rights.

The Specialism in International Human Rights Law is designed for students from all backgrounds who have an interest in the intersection between human rights and international law. It will enable students with this to develop a career in human rights law or to embark on policy-oriented careers in government and non-governmental organizations at the domestic and international level.

The Specialist LLM in International Human Rights draws from the expertise of The City Law School's team of experienced human rights scholars. It gives you an opportunity to examine intellectually the subject from various angles - minority protection, human rights at times of war, the prosecution of international criminals, to name a few.
This masters degree helps you appreciate and understand how international law intervenes to protect human rights and where the gaps are in international law.
The Specialist LLM in International Human Rights provides the opportunity to study some of the most significant issues in international human rights protection facing the world today. You will have guidance and expert academic support to examine a number of important issues in international human rights protection law, including how the law of war and armed conflict protects the civilian, how minority protection is being regulated by international law, the remedies available in international criminal law, and the extent to which the rights of indigenous people are safeguarded by international law.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time: 12,500 / Part-time: £6,250 (per year)
International students
Full-time: 17,500 / Part-time: £8,750 (per year)

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
The City Law School
Email
law@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 5787