Taught course

International Human Rights Law

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in law or a relevant social science or non-UK equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This advanced course in human rights taught by international experts offers a unique and distinctive focus on the theories and practice of rights, producing a vibrant environment for exploring this significant area of law and policy.

This programme will give you advanced knowledge, greater understanding and critical insights into current systems of human rights legal protection and human rights debates.

You’ll explore different domestic, regional and international human rights legal systems to analyse how rights have been legalised, developed and enforced through the theory and practice of human rights.

You’ll investigate the law relating to the protection of life and human dignity, freedom from torture and other ill treatment, freedom of expression, and human rights with regard to media organisations, terrorism, health care, the family and disabled people.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Email
pglaw@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 7573