Taught course

International Human Rights 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

The creation of a universal and internationally protected code to which all nations can subscribe, and all people aspire could be considered one of humanities greatest achievements

Through our LLM International Human Rights Law programme you will explore how the rights and freedoms that belong to every person in the world are protected and examine the conceptual, normative and practical challenges facing international human rights law in our modern, global society. You'll consider them through the examination of the big and pressing human rights problems facing today’s world.

This programme is suited for students looking to progress or start their professional journey into human rights. This could be as a legal practitioner or in multiple other related opportunities including government, policy or humanitarian roles.

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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