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International Human Rights Law LLM

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Coventry University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The LLM in International Human Rights Law aims to provide you with an opportunity to develop recognised expertise in emergent issues within the area of international human rights law.

This course will provide you with an understanding of the social realities that inform the human rights discourse and affect the practical applicability of human rights law.

The course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of international human rights law that will introduce you to both the international and regional protection of human rights. This aims to provide you with an understanding of the social realities that inform the human rights discourse and affect the practical applicability of human rights law.

This course is accredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

Course information

This course aims to provide you with an opportunity to develop recognised expertise in emergent issues within the area of international human rights law. The LLM in International Human Rights Law takes an interdisciplinary approach that will introduce you to both the international and regional protection of human rights. This aims to provide you with an understanding of the social realities that inform the human rights discourse and affect the practical applicability of human rights law. Through the course you will have the chance to gain the necessary skills to critically apprehend the rules, systems, techniques, and practices of human rights.

Career prospects

The LLM in International Human Rights Law provides the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge in the legal understanding and application of human rights law, thus providing graduates with legal specialism in this area of law.

International human rights law is at the forefront of policy-making and those graduating with an LLM in International Human Rights law may go on to work in either the public or private sector. Careers prospects for those with specialist human rights knowledge include a wide-range of fields such as policing, immigration, and privacy law. Graduates may engage in advisory work, such as reviewing government policies and actions, whilst some graduates may find employment as human rights litigators, working for domestic and/or international legal firms. Additionally, career prospects may include human rights advocacy work, particularly on behalf of, but not limited to, the work of non-governmental organisations.

Application deadline

31 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,600per year

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

University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    52nd

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 104 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    105 47%

    71st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68.0 68%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    44th

    41

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