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.
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); TOEFL paper-based test 580 (with a minimum of 4.5 in the test of written English); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with a minimum of 20 in reading, listening, speaking and writing); 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).
Modules include: UN human rights regime; theory and practice of international human rights. Optional modules: international criminal law; international criminal justice; minority and indigenous rights; disability and human rights; privacy and data protection; public international law; theory and practice of the european convention on human rights; international environmental law; comparative criminal justice; counter-terrorism and human rights; corporate governance and corporate social responsibility; international human rights and islamic law; world trade organisation and human rights; american and the african system of human rights.
Assessment is by coursework, seen examinations and a dissertation (15,000 words) to oral presentations and assessment by contribution in seminars.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Brunel University London||Uxbridge||UB8 3PH||South East|