International Human Rights Law
This scheme is intended to appeal to students who wish to study international human rights law at Master's level, with the research focusing on a distinct although relatively broad specialism. The required courses, combined with appropriate options, lay a strong foundation in the basics of international human rights which are of increasing importance today. The coursework requirements will develop research skills, and lay the basis for a substantial dissertation. Graduates completing the programme will be equipped to engage in more specialised practical or academic research in this field. This scheme offers 2 optional pathways, the programme of which will be confirmed by the student at registration: Studying 5 modules with a 20,000 word dissertation or studying 6 modules with a 15,000 word dissertation.
A good 2nd Class Honours degree, in an appropriate discipline. IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.
Core modules: international human rights law; international law. One of the following human rights options: rights of peoples; the right to adequate food as a human right; international criminal law. Optional modules: rights of peoples; the right to adequate food as a human right; gender, sexualities and human rights; international criminal law; international terrorism and the law; law of international organisations and institutions; transitional justice.
Assessment is via coursework and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 6,250 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 14,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|LLM||Part-time||£ 3,125 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lancaster University||Lancaster||LA1 4YW||North West|