Taught course

Human Rights, Conflict and Justice

SOAS University of London · School of Law

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Law.

Months of entry


Course content

The LLM programme may be completed either through one year of full-time study or two, three or four years of part-time study. All students apply to the general LLM programme, but have the option of pursuing a specialised LLM.

Each LLM student is required to successfully complete 180 credits, which comprises 120 credits of taught modules and a 60-credit 12,000 word dissertation on a topic related to his or her specialisation. Please see the 'Structure' tab for full information.

Examinations for all taught modules will be held in May/June of each year and the dissertation will be due for submission during September of the final year of registration. The assessment for each module may vary.

Please note that Dr. Lutz Oette will convene the programme during Term 1, and Dr. Catherine Jenkins during Terms 2 & 3.

Information for international students

Information, including English Language requirements, can be found here: https://www.soas.ac.uk/admissions/international/

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24-48 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7898 4700