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LLM International Protection of Human Rights and Personal Freedom

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    One Friar Gate Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

.The Masters in Law offers maximum flexibility and provides unrivalled choice and opportunity. Choose a specialist pathway and gain a deeper insight into an area of law, giving you advantage in an ever more competitive market.

Course description

  • Choose a broad-based LLM programme or specialise in Commercial Law; Corporate and Financial Law; Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, and International Protection of Human Rights and Personal Freedom
  • Study at a time and pace to suit you and your circumstances
  • Benefit from our modern approach to teaching law in a global context: you can tailor your coursework and assignments to different jurisdictions, so you can gain a truly international flavour of law
  • Learn from our team of expert practitioners.

The LLM course combines academic and theoretical knowledge. You will develop your understanding of the interaction between law and policy at an international level, enabling you to contribute to organisations and commercial enterprises operating across the global policy arena.

LLM (International Protection of Human Rights and Personal Freedom) – building your awareness of the human rights regime at international, regional and national levels. Taking a practical approach to the investigation of human rights violations, this pathway prepares you for a rewarding career with organisations working in the human rights field, from law firms to governments and non-governmental organisations.

An LLM is considered to be essential for the pursuit of an academic career. With the focus on research skills at its heart – and a high level of flexibility providing many diverse opportunities to specialise – the Derby LLM programme is an ideal springboard to MPhil or PhD studies. From the start, you are encouraged to develop your research, communication and independent learning techniques and we offer guidance if you wish to present your work at conferences or to have it published.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,700per year

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

University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    96th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 105 41

    65th out of 104

    73rd out of 79 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    100 45%

    77th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    40.0 40%

    79th

    55
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    36th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    120 54%

    49th

    21
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    65th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    41st

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    115 67%

    51st

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    67th

    24
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    11th

    8

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