Taught course

Human Rights Law (Cross-border)

National University of Ireland Galway · School of Law

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold a degree in a relevant social science (e.g., law, sociology, psychology, etc.) in which they have attained Second Class Honours Grade 1 standard or equivalent. Previous experience in a relevant legal or criminal justice setting may be taken into account.

Months of entry


Course content

The Irish Centre for Human Rights, Law School, NUI Galway and The School of Law, Queen's University Belfast have collaborated in establishing these two Masters programmes. The programmes, the first such in Ireland, involves students attending lectures for first semester in Belfast and second semester in Galway, followed by the summer semester in either location completing a disseration.

The Cross Border LLM programmes in Human Rights and Criminal Justice are designed to allow students to benefit from research and study in two jurisdictions. By having access to academic staff and research facilities in Belfast and
Galway, students are given the possibility to develop and understand a number of perspectives of the study of human rights law.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Hakeem Yusuf
+353 (0)289 097 1364