A programme designed around high calibre research, the LLM in Human Rights allows you to choose from a diverse range of modules, with a practical focus.
Taught over one year full-time or three years part-time, you'll gain a range of skills in a supportive environment.
The courses consists of taught modules (compulsory and optional), and a dissertation.
Compulsory modules will examine the international human rights framework, introduce research methods on human rights and discuss accountability for human rights, including impact assessment.
Optional modules can include:
Asylum and Immigration, Children, Climate Change and Sustainability, Criminal Justice, Family Law, Identities, Media, Medicine and Human Rights, Migration and Human Trafficking, Poverty, Terrorism Online, Trade, Investment and Human Rights.
Students are provided with the opportunity to take part in a number of extra-curricular activities to enhance their understanding of human rights. These vary year-on-year, but can include:
- Guest lectures by expert practitioners
- Workplace learning through voluntary work and/or placement
- Involvement in collaborative research projects with research partners
- Engagement with the College’s projects (e.g. Cyberterrorism Project, Observatory on Human Rights of Children, Centre for Environment and the Sex Work Consortium)