Taught course

LLM International Human Rights Law (distance learning)

De Montfort University · Leicester De Montfort Law School

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Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful , but a degree in law is not essential.

Months of entry


Course content

This course is suitable for: solicitors and barristers in private practice and in-house; activists; campaigners and researchers involved in human rights issues; those working in organisations with public functions and who need to comply with human rights obligations; as well as human rights professionals in the UN and other international organisations and NGOs and those with an interest in Human Rights Law.

  • Develop your own personal pathway
    This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules
  • Study at your own pace
    Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award
  • Differentiate yourself in the job market
    Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of human rights law
  • Boost your employability
    Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    27 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

LLM - 27 months Accelerated LLM - 15 months

Course contact details

+44 (0)20 7017 4483