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International Human Rights LLM

City, University of London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Discover how human rights can be protected by international law and accelerate your career in a related field with this unique LLM degree. You will examine profound issues concerning human rights from angles including minority protection, war and international crime.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You will develop an appreciation of how international law intervenes to protect human rights and where gaps exist in international law.

We enable you intellectually to examine international human rights from various perspectives including the prosecution of international criminals, war and minority protection.

Our programme also covers how the law of war protects the civilian and how far the rights of indigenous peoples are safeguarded by international law.

Your learning will be enhanced by our expert academics and your own independent studies.

Award

You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Laws (LLM)

Who is this course for?

This programme is ideal if you have a passion for human rights in the context of international law.

You may be targeting a career in human rights law or policy at domestic and international levels. We offer you the chance to combine modules from our International Politics and Human Rights MA.

Career

The specialist International Human Rights LLM will enhance your prospects for a career in human rights or policy.

You will graduate with a strong set of relevant skills and be well positioned for a diverse range of legal and non-legal careers. You could work:

in private practice
in-house at a law firm
in policy and government
in non-governmental organisations
in non-legal careers.

You may also want to continue your academic studies at The City Law School by enrolling in a PhD.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,570per year

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

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    143 65%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    91st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    98th

    16

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