Regent's University London

Regent's University London

International Human Rights Law

Developed in association with the renowned human rights barrister, Geoffrey Robertson, QC, and distinguished colleagues of the world-famous Doughty Street Chambers, this innovative programme examines some of the key challenges in the field of International Human Rights.

International law and human rights have been at the heart of teaching and scholarly work at Regent’s for many years: this new programme offers a truly unique opportunity to be guided by special guests from Doughty Street alongside our talented team of academics.

You will be introduced to a range of topics in the field including, a history of human rights law, international relations, humanitarian intervention, free speech, prohibition of torture and inhumane treatment and international criminal law, with all theory supplemented by cutting edge research and case studies.

Entry requirements

We require successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2.5 (out of 4.0) cumulative grade point average or its equivalent (e.g. 2:2 degree).

Please contact Regent's University London for more information on English language requirements.

Course modules

Term 1

  • Dignity and Integrity of the Human Person
  • Introduction to International Human Rights Law
  • Legal Research Methods

Term 2

  • Freedom of Speech
  • International Law and International Relations
  • Theory, Policy and Practice of Humanitarian Intervention

Term 3

  • Individual Research Project and Dissertation

Assessment methods

You will be taught by internationally diverse academics and practitioners with vast experience in academia and outside it.

The programme puts strong emphasis on experiential learning, with outside activity complementing the work in class.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 16,800 per Whole course () 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent's University London London NW1 4NS London

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