London South Bank University

London South Bank University

International Human Rights & Development

With over 30 years of expertise, LSBU Law has shaped the professional futures of thousands of law students.

The LLM International Human Rights and Development offers a mixture of international human rights law, development studies and refugee studies modules. You'll explore contemporary debates in the context of specific countries and themes.

You'll gain knowledge of the protection of international human rights within the context of international development and refugee practice and the role of a rights-based approach to international development practice.
The Law Department hosts annual events such as updates on Human Rights delivered by our Visiting Professors, Sir Geoffrey Bindman, Joel Bennthan QC and Imran Khan. We also host the Young Legal Aid Lawyers Question Time and occasional events such as our recent inter-professional conference - Responding to Rape, and meetings and seminars for Burmese human rights campaigners.

Entry requirements

An LLB (Hons) Law degree at 2:2/Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division.
UK graduates with a non Law degree (2:2) and relevant knowledge and experience.
Individual applications for accreditation of prior learning and experience will be considered in accordance with the FAHS Policy on APL and APEL.

Course modules

Core modules: images of development; research methods; international law and human rights; international law in the developing world; dissertation. Optional modules: international business, trade and less developed countries; international humanitarian law; forced migration and resettlement; international refugee law; case management; advocacy; international criminal law; forced migration in developing societies.

Sponsorship information

http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/scholarships

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 - 13 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 28 months
LLM Full-time September 2017 - 13 months
LLM Part-time September 2017 - 28 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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