Taught course

Human Rights Law LLM pathway

University of Birmingham · Birmingham Law School

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination.

Months of entry


Course content

Human rights rank as one of the greatest legal achievements of the last few generations, but they continue to generate debate and contestation in today’s shifting political world.

The programme allows you to explore how law and policy set out the fundamental rights and freedoms that everyone in the UK is entitled to. The course explores the many of challenges and legal considerations that crop up in the application of human rights to everyday life.
This programme is suited to those looking to improve their legal understanding of complex and divisive human rights issues, especially those looking to progress their career in human rights law, as a practice or research area.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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