Taught course

Human Rights Law

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

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

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. In all cases, a full online application is required in order for a fair assessment and decision to be made. Each application is considered on its merits and on sight of full application documents. A full and detailed CV is required for all applications and is particularly relevant where professional experience needs to be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The LLM in Human Rights Law programme is designed to enable you to form an advanced conceptual understanding of international law relating to the promotion and protection of human rights at the international, regional and domestic levels.

Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and in many cases professional experiences from different jurisdictions to enrich discussion and debate in class.

Information for international students

For more information, please see here.

Fees and funding

UK students
Please consult the individual pages on our website.
International students
Please consult the individual pages on our website.

For more information, please see here.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

flexible
N/A months
full time
12 months
distance learning
N/A months
part time
24 months

MRes

full time
12 months
part time
N/A months
distance learning
N/A months
flexible
N/A months

Course contact details

Name
Susan Sullivan
Email
llmadmissions@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8092
Fax
+44 (0)20 7882 6044