International Human Rights

City University London
In Islington (Grossbritannien)

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  • Postgraduate
  • Islington (Grossbritannien)
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Beschreibung

Overview The Specialist LLM in International Human Rights draws from the expertise of the City Law School's team of experienced human rights scholars. It gives you an opportunity to examine intellectually the subject from various angles - minority protection, human rights at times of war, the prosecution of international criminals, to name a few.This masters degree helps you appreciate and understand how international law intervenes to protect human rights and where the gaps are in international law.



The Specialist LLM in International Human Rights provides the opportunity to study some of the most significant issues in international human rights protection facing the world today.You will have guidance and expert academic support to examine a number of important issues in international human rights protection law, including how the law of war and armed conflict protects the civilian, how minority protection is being regulated by international law, the remedies available in international criminal law, and the extent to which the rights of indigenous people are safeguarded by international law.Why the City LLM in International Human Rights?Be taught by serious thinkers in the field of international law and human rightsLearn in small classesBenefit from lecturers that have written respected texts and research papers in the areas you are studyingStudy in London at a School with an international reputationYou can also explore the Master of Laws that allows you to combine international human rights-related modules with any other modules of your choice. The City Law School Course Fees: Full-time EU: £11,000 Part-time EU: £5,500 per year Full-time Non EU: £16,000 Part-time Non EU: £8,000 per year ...

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Islington
Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB , London, Grossbritannien
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Course Content

To qualify for this specialist Master in International Human rights, you must complete a total of 180 credits.

You must complete at least 90 credits of taught modules in the specialist pathway as well as a dissertation (of either 30 or 60 credits) in the same area of specialisation.

Below are the specific modules for International Human rights:

  • Comparative Constitutional Law (30 credits)
  • Public International Law (30 credits)
  • International Criminal Law: the Practitioner Perspective (30 credits)
  • International Criminal Law: Crimes and Institutions (30 credits)
  • International Human Rights in Law and Practice (30 credits)
  • International Law and the Global Economy (30 credits)
  • International Law and the Use of Force (30 credits)
  • Law and War (30 credits)
  • Minorities and Indigenous Peoples in International Law (30 credits)

The remainder of the credits may be completed by selecting any other LLM modules of your choice.

See our full range of LLM modules here.

Dissertation (incorporating research methods training)

  • 10,000 word Supervised Dissertation (30 credits) or
  • 20,000 word Supervised Dissertation (60 credits)

Please note: Modules are offered subject to minimum numbers; where it is not possible to offer a module because of low student demand, you will be given the opportunity to write a dissertation around that subject area.

Those students who start the course in January will take two (or three) taught modules in the spring term (January-April), write their dissertation over the summer, before completing the remaining taught modules in the autumn term (September – December).  Please be reassured that this structure does not disadvantage January entry students in any way; the dissertation is a separate piece of individual work, it does not directly build on the teaching and assessment which takes place on the taught modules. All students are allocated dissertation supervisors who assist students topic selection and in research methodology.

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Teaching and Assessment

Assessment will draw on a range of approaches which include written coursework, presentations, skills work, in-class tests, projects and a dissertation.  The purpose of this is to assess a range of different skills and knowledge, as well as exposing you to different approaches.

The majority of modules will be assessed on the basis of written coursework of 5,000-5,500 words.

The 30 credit dissertation module will involve the submission of a dissertation of 10,000 words on a subject agreed with your...