LLM Masters of Laws: International Human Rights Law


This specialism has been specifically developed to allow you to construct a programme appropriate to private practice or public employment in the field of international human rights law.

Students wishing to specialise in an area of law by following one of our dedicated pathways will also benefit from having that pathway named on your degree certificate, highlighting the specialist knowledge and experience you have in this field.

Students wishing to obtain a specialised LLM must complete three 30-credit modules in your chosen specialism, and must write a dissertation worth 60 credits in that subject area.

You will complete, one 30-credit module in a topic of your choice and a dissertation worth 60 credits.

Modules in this specialism are regularly updated to remain topical and may include:

LAWM640 Dissertation in topic related to International Human Rights Law 60
LAWM670 European Convention On Human Rights 30
LAWM671 International Human Rights Law 30
LAWM683 International Criminal Law 30
LAWM097 International Law of Armed Conflict 30
LAWM715 International Migration and the Law 30

The remaining 30 credits can be taken from our full list of modules.

There is an also the option to take the following module from the Politics department: European Political Intergration (POLM606). Please note students are only permitted to take one 30 credit module outside of Law.