Brunel University London

Brunel University London

International Human Rights Law

This course offers a detailed analysis of the theory, history and development of human rights, and an examination of the main regional mechanisms of human rights protection. Further, it provides an overview of a variety of contemporary human rights topics, including the examination of major developments and recent tendencies in the field of international human rights protection.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent internationally recognised qualification in law; other related disciplines and qualifications will be considered and in such cases assessed on an individual basis by the postgraduate director and an interview may be required; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 in all areas); Pearson 58 (with a minimum of 51 in all areas); or BruneELT 65 per cent (with a minimum of 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: European system of human rights protection; foundations of international human rights law; theory and practice of international human rights; regional systems of human rights protection (America, Africa, Asia). Optional modules include: international human rights and Islamic law; public international law; international humanitarian law; multiculturalism and human rights; international criminal law; international environmental law; corporate governance and corporate social responsibility; world trade organisation (WTO) and human rights law; human rights of women; counter-terrorism and human rights.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework, seen examinations and a dissertation (15,000 words) to oral presentations and assessment by contribution in seminars.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 - 15 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

Get in touch

Remember to mention TARGETpostgrad when contacting universities.

Key information

Contact: 
Brunel Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01895 265599