Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Human Rights Law

The programme is designed to enable students to form an advanced conceptual understanding of international law relating to the promotion and protection of human rights at the international, regional and domestic levels.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree in Law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify. Non-law graduates: Non-law graduates with a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least 5 years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Course modules

Modules include: Challenging public power: advanced administrative law; EU justice and home affairs; gender, law and the state: current legal issues; human rights of women; intellectual property aspects of medicine; international and comparative social justice; international criminal law; international law of armed conflict and the use of force; international law on the rights of the child; judicial protection in the EU; media law; mental health law; traditional knowledge and genetic resources; EU immigration law; EU criminal law; cyberspace law; international human rights law; european human rights law; terrorism and human rights; indigenous rights: selected issues in practice and theory; international law and indigenous peoples; cultural diversity and law; comparative immigration and nationality law; terrorism and human rights: constitutional perspectives; migration, security and human rights; international refugee and migration law; international refugee law; international migration law.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A 3JB

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Key information

Contact: 
LLM Office
Telephone number: 
0207 882 8092