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Human Rights Law LLM or PGDip

Oxford Brookes University

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Headington Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Our LLM in Human Rights Law gives you a critical understanding of the historical and theoretical underpinnings of international human rights and international and regional human rights systems.

You will gain advanced knowledge in the areas of:

  • international criminal law
  • the laws of armed conflict
  • humanitarian intervention and post-conflict reconstruction
  • international development and globalisation
  • refugee and migrant law
  • the promotion and application of human rights as part of legal reform in the developing world.

Our teaching staff are active in original and internationally-recognised research. They encourage you to get involved in their respective areas of expertise by teaching specialist modules and by supervising dissertations in their specialist subjects.

The course is ideal if you intend to pursue a career in:

  • international governmental and non-governmental organisations
  • government
  • academia.

Our recent course graduates have gained positions in international organisations such as UNICEF.

Career prospects

Graduates from the LLM succeed across an impressive range of careers from policy makers and human rights activists through to high flying diplomats and commercial lawyers. LLM staff can advise you and direct you to possible careers and employers depending on your particular needs and ambitions.

Students can also exit with Pgdip awards.

Application deadline

30 June 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,900per year

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

University information

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Oxford Brookes University

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Oxford Brookes University, Gipsy Lane, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX3 0BP, England

Oxford is world-famous for its rich history of education and groundbreaking research. It's also only an hour from London by train.
Oxford Brookes courses give students the fundamental skills and experience needed to succeed in their chosen career and become internationally employable.
A dedicated International Student Advice team can help with everything from visas to work options. Trips are offered, so that students can explore the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 103

    79th out of 103 7

  • Entry standards

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    121 55%

    51st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    67 67%

    69th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    30th

    13
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    / Max 231
    103 47%

    85th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    69 69%

    81st

  • Student satisfaction

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    3.96 79%

    55th

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