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Business & Human Rights LLM

University of Dundee

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Dundee City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

On this course you will learn about the legal regulation and practical tools needed to implement human rights in the marketplace. Business and human rights expertise is increasingly in demand in legal practice and across established and new industrial sectors, finance, government, the media, and civil society organisations. On this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in this emerging field. This course combines legal knowledge with insights not just from Law but related disciplines, as well as real life practice.

You will be taught by internationally-recognised experts with experience of advising governments and international businesses, legal practice, and human rights advocacy With a wide choice of optional modules and dissertation topics you can acquire specialised expertise on human rights issues in areas including:

  • corporate governance
  • international trade and investment law
  • mining
  • energy
  • climate change
  • water law

Students on the LLM Business and Human Rights may also take modules from the wide range of specialist courses at University of Dundee’s Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law & Policy (CEPMLP), offering opportunities to tailor their expertise in human rights to the oil and gas, renewable and mineral sectors.

Application deadline

01 September 2021, 17 December 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Dundee

  • University League Table

    28th

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

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