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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Develop your knowledge and expertise in the theory and legal rules of international and domestic human rights laws.

Our LLM Human Rights Law programme critically analyses the domestic and international impact of the major UN and European Conventions – both civil and political rights as well as socio-economic and cultural rights. It considers the importance and impact of human rights on specific groups such as refugees and those with disabilities.

Since the end of the Second World War, global and regional human rights treaties have infused domestic legal codes, reconfiguring many civil law and common law principles. Human Rights are now integral to many areas of law and policy. This programme aims to provide you with a critical exploration of the theory and legal rules applicable to international human rights treaties and their domestic counterparts.

The LLM Human Rights Law programme is very flexible and offers a wide range of modules providing you with the ability to customise the programme to meet your own professional and/or employment needs or interests. Example modules include Human Rights, International Refugee Law, Health and Disability, Consent to Treatment, International Humanitarian Law and Global Justice.

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    25th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,600 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution, with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide giving its students access to unique opportunities.
In addition to a wide range of support services, your studies will be guided by a personal tutor able to give you both academic and professional advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 105 5

    25th out of 104 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    144 65%

    27th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    12th

    41
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    81st

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    148 66%

    28th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    16th

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.70 74%

    92nd

    34

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