Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

International Human Rights

This course examines the impact of international human rights standards on national constitutions and laws, with particular focus given to the conflict between international standards and national provision. The course will expose students to the fundamental aspects of international human rights and provide them with the opportunity to critically examine different systems of law at a higher level. In addition, the course provides an opportunity to acquire, or build upon existing skills gained from each student's undergraduate course, enhancing employment opportunities in the legal profession and providing a basis for progression to doctoral studies.

Entry requirements

Applicants require a UK Bachelor's degree in law (e.g. LLB), or UK Bachelor's degree which includes law as a substantial component (e.g. BA law and management), or an equivalent overseas qualification.

Course modules

Advanced legal research methods; business and human rights; human rights and the environment; international human rights law; human rights and vulnerability; law and catastrophe; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a combination of coursework and oral presentations. There are no examinations.

Sponsorship information

Bursaries may be available from employers or education charities.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 675 per Credit (England) 2 years
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time January 2017 GBP 675 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City North Campus Birmingham B42 2SU West Midlands

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