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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Lincoln's Inn Fields

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Law is crucial for promoting and protecting human rights at international, regional and domestic levels. This LLM will give you an advanced understanding of international human rights law and how it is implemented. Focus on areas that are at the forefront of human rights and utilise academic knowledge to contribute to its progressive development.

  • Be trained by award-winning barristers and contributors to UK Human Rights Law
  • Tailor this course to align with your career trajectory with a wide range of elective modules
  • Gain invaluable experience working on current human rights issues with a leading non-governmental organisation via an internship with the British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR)
  • Exclusive access to a range of resources, including the US Supreme Court, Supreme Court of India and Council of Europe databases
  • High rate of student employment within six months of graduation

For the academic year 2020/21, you can start this LLM either in September 2020 or January 2021. An accelerated LLM is also available for January 2021 entry. Part-time is only available for September entry.

Facilities

  • Access to international Human Rights databases including: CRIN - Child Rights International Network and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Online databases and collections including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Justis, Eur-lex, Hein-Online and many more
  • The Postgraduate School of Law Centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields
  • Queen Mary’s excellent Law Library and European Documentation Centre

Career paths

There is a very high rate of employment of our students within six months of graduation. We have dedicated law careers advisers who organise events and internship opportunities with top UK and international law firms.

Tuition fees

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£ 23,950per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 103 8

    27th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    160 73%

    13th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    27th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    96th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    163 74%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    74th

    2

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