Taught course

International Human Rights

Institution
City, University of London · The City Law School
Qualifications
LLM

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Entry requirements

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.

If you are an applicant whose first language is not English, the following qualifications are also required:

  • IELTS: 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6 in each area

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.

Objectives:
The specialist Master of Laws (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 Master of Laws (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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
law@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7040 3309