Taught course

Human Rights

Institution
University of East London · School of Law and Social Sciences - LSS
Qualifications
LLMPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Qualifications for admission are a good degree in law, the social sciences or the humanities or another appropriate degree. Professional qualifications will also be taken in account. Applicants whose first language is not English or who have not studied for the first degree in English medium require IELTS at 6.5 or its equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme, taught by leading academics, offers critical perspectives of human rights in international, regional and national contexts. The programme promotes a human rights culture that is based on issues of colonialism, Euro-centrism, racism and sexism.

Programme structure
Students undertake four modules and a dissertation. In addition to the core modules, International Human Rights and Current Issues and Research in International Law, candidates take at least one module from the following: Law and Development, Islam and Human Rights, , International Refugee law, International Environmental Law, Law of the World Trade Organization, Minority Rights under International Law, International Criminal Law, Business and Human Rights and War and Human Rights
Candidates may choose their fourth module from any one of the above or from any other LLM module. The Dissertation must be deemed by the Dissertation committee to be in the Human Rights area.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English or who have not studied for the first degree in English medium require IELTS at 6.5 or its equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
16 months
full time
8 months

PGCert

part time
8 months
full time
4 months

Course contact details

Name
Applicant Enquiries
Email
study@uel.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 208 223 3333
Fax
+44 (0) 208 223 2978