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LLM in International Human Rights Law

5.0
3 opinions
  • The LLM has given me a greater depth of knowledge of my work and increased my confidence to be able to take on greater responsibilities.
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  • The learning experience at De Montfort University was positive and has served as a significant resource in my career and personal growth
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  • This innovative course has been designed to provide the opportunity for the advanced study of Human Rights Law in an international context and use will be made throughout of case studies and cutting edge documentation providing you with thorough coverage of this fascinating area of law. You will have the opportunity to converse with leading experts in International Human Rights Law including Professor Trevor Buck author of the key textbook, ‘International Child Law’.
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Master

Distance

Price on request

Description

  • Type

    Master

  • Methodology

    Distance Learning

  • Duration

    Flexible

  • Start date

    September

  • Online campus

    Yes

  • Delivery of study materials

    Yes

  • Support service

    Yes

  • Virtual classes

    Yes

Description

This unique programme will enable you to:

Analyse, interpret and apply the laws regulating international human rights
Gain a competitive advantage in difficult market conditions - increase your skills at this crucial time
Achieve a recognised UK university qualification while combining full-time employment with study
Learn from key industry practitioners and academics and benefit directly from their insight and invaluable commentary
Apply your learning and new skills to your work immediately and help further your career
Tailor the programme to your needs by studying your own unique combination of modules from this and other De Montfort LLM programmes
Study at a faster pace – follow the 'accelerated route' and complete the LLM in 15 months
Achieve the level you choose – postgraduate certificate and diploma levels also available
EU Referendum Statement: UPDATE

In light of the outcome of the recent EU Referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union we wanted to reassure you that DMU remains as committed as ever to academic excellence as well as welcoming students from all countries, whether from Europe or the wider world.

De Montfort’s flexible programmes will ensure that when changes happen you'll be in a position to understand and act on them immediately.

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Opinions

5.0
excellent
  • The LLM has given me a greater depth of knowledge of my work and increased my confidence to be able to take on greater responsibilities.
    |
  • The learning experience at De Montfort University was positive and has served as a significant resource in my career and personal growth
    |
  • This innovative course has been designed to provide the opportunity for the advanced study of Human Rights Law in an international context and use will be made throughout of case studies and cutting edge documentation providing you with thorough coverage of this fascinating area of law. You will have the opportunity to converse with leading experts in International Human Rights Law including Professor Trevor Buck author of the key textbook, ‘International Child Law’.
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4.8
excellent

Course rating

Recommended

Centre rating

F. Wright, LLM Distance Learning graduate

5.0
04/10/2020
About the course: The LLM has given me a greater depth of knowledge of my work and increased my confidence to be able to take on greater responsibilities.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

G. Hayburn, LLM Distance Learning graduate

5.0
01/10/2020
About the course: The learning experience at De Montfort University was positive and has served as a significant resource in my career and personal growth
Would you recommend this course?: Yes

DMU International Human Rights Law team

5.0
01/10/2020
About the course: This innovative course has been designed to provide the opportunity for the advanced study of Human Rights Law in an international context and use will be made throughout of case studies and cutting edge documentation providing you with thorough coverage of this fascinating area of law. You will have the opportunity to converse with leading experts in International Human Rights Law including Professor Trevor Buck author of the key textbook, ‘International Child Law’.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Subjects

  • IT Law
  • Human Rights
  • Human Rights Law
  • Credit
  • LLM
  • International
  • Law
  • Industry
  • Flexibility
  • Become a specialist
  • Learn around your work commitments
  • IT Law
  • Assessed
  • Leicester
  • Leicester

Teachers and trainers (1)

International law lawyer

International law lawyer

specialising in the energy sector

Course programme

Course Structure

The course commences with an induction weekend in Leicester which takes place on 11th-12th September 2020. The Core Module, (worth 30 credits) is then studied from 28th September 2020 through to the end of December 2020 and is assessed by written coursework.

From January to December 2021, students choose two 30 credit modules or one 30 and two 15 credit modules (giving a total of 90 credits for the first year of study).

In the second year, January to December 2022, students take either one 30 credit module or two 15 credit modules and write a 15,000 word dissertation on a topic of their choice on a legal issue within the context of human rights law.

Module Choices

Students will all study the Core Module and will then specialise by choosing from the optional modules listed below. Please see the Course Structure section for a full explanation.

Core Module

International Human Rights Law

Optional Modules
  • International Child Law
  • Freedom of Religion and the Rights of Minorities in International Law
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • International Law
  • Negotiated Study
  • Social Justice
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Gender, Sexuality and Human Rights
  • The Protection of Refugees in International Law
And you can tailor the course to fit your specific job role and industry by selecting modules from other LLM programmes as well. See Flexible Study Options box for further information.

Flexible Study Options

The International Human Rights Law courses form part of a wider LLM programme at Leicester De Montfort Law School and for added flexibility, in addition to the Human Rights modules available, students may choose to study modules from the other LLM pathways:
  • Sports Law
  • Employment Law and Practice
  • Environmental Law and Practice
  • Food Law
  • International Law
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Business Law / International Business Law
Available modules from other courses include:

Issues Relating to the Creation and Saving of Life; Mental Health; Expert Evidence; Issues Relating to the Termination of Life; Medical Negligence; Consent and the Situation of Incapacitated Patients; Patient Safety, Quality and Professional Regulation in Healthcare Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; People Management within Organisations and Equal Opportunities in the Workplace.

To gain a named award in International Human Rights Law, the Core Module plus one full 30 credit module from the Human Rights Law modules must be studied. Thereafter, there is free choice across all modules.

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LLM in International Human Rights Law

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