Taught course

Human Rights Law LLM

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

Law graduates

The usual qualification for entry to the LLM programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.

Non-law graduates

Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Law is crucial for promoting and protecting human rights at international, regional and domestic levels. This LLM will give you an advanced understanding of international human rights law and how it is implemented. Focus on areas that are at the forefront of human rights and utilise academic knowledge to contribute to its progressive development.

  • Be trained by award-winning barristers and contributors to UK Human Rights Law
  • Tailor this course to align with your career trajectory with a wide range of elective modules
  • Gain invaluable experience working on current human rights issues with a leading non-governmental organisation via an internship with the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR)
  • Exclusive access to a range of resources, including the US Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India and Council of Europe databases
  • High rate of student employment within six months of graduation

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
    flexible
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
School of Law
Email
pgtadmissions@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8223