De Montfort University

De Montfort University

International Human Rights

Designed for lawyers and non-lawyers, it is ideal for solicitors and barristers in private practice and in-house; activists; campaigners and researchers involved in human rights issues; those working in organisations with 'public functions' and who need to comply with human rights obligations and human rights professionals in the UN and other international organisations and NGOs.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful, but a degree in law is not essential.

Course modules

International human rights law (core module); social justice and human rights; international child law; sexual exploitation of children the European convention on human rights; international law; international humanitarian law. Students must select the core module and at least 1 30-credit module from the list above for this pathway, but may choose their remaining options from the full range of modules available across all our LLM degrees.

Assessment methods

This course is assessed by coursework and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 27 months

Campus details

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Distance Learning/Online Study

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