Human Rights

Postgraduate

In Sunderland

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Postgraduate

  • Location

    Sunderland

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

With an LLM in Human Rights, you will have an important edge when applying for opportunities or promotion in the CPS, Police, Prison, Probation and other public services. It will also better equip law graduates wishing to apply for training contracts or pupillages in a competitive marketplace.
Suitable for: The LLM Human Rights is particularly relevant if you: Work as a solicitor, barrister, legal executive or paralegal. Work for the Crown Prosecution Service, Procurator Fiscal's Office, police, probation service, prison service or HM Revenue and Customs; or. Are a graduate in a related discipline and now wish to develop a thorough knowledge of a range of legal areas.

Facilities

Location

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Sunderland (Tyne and Wear)
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St Peter'S Way, Sir Tom Cowie Campus At St Peter'S, SR6 0DD

Starts

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To take into account

Although we welcome applications from holders of a first degree in law (or equivalent), we also invite applications from people who do not have a law degree but have other relevant professional experience or backgrounds. Non-standard applicants may be admitted at the discretion of the Programme Leader usually following an interview.

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Course programme

LLM Human Rights

Introduction

If you want to stand out when applying for legal roles, this programme is for you. Our Master of Laws programme is designed both for people who have already completed a law degree, and non-graduates with relevant experience and specialist interest. In today's competitive world, it will ensure your career enhancement.

With an LLM in Human Rights, you will have an important edge when applying for opportunities or promotion in the CPS, Police, Prison, Probation and other public services. It will also better equip law graduates wishing to apply for training contracts or pupillages in a competitive marketplace.

Teaching and Assessment

Sunderland has a long tradition of combining a practical approach with a strong theoretical underpinning and the development of transferable skills.

Teaching methods include lectures and seminar discussions, role-play and practical exercises. You will acquire powers of analysis and research, and the ability to think critically and solve problems.

You are encouraged to develop as an independent learner, supported by a variety of facilities including the well-equipped library, on-line databases, CD-ROMs, and full Internet access. Assessment techniques vary and will include essays, report writing and presentations.

Human Rights

Price on request