SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Human Rights Law

This programme allows students to study human rights law, its application and relevance to a broad range of areas and legal issues, including Islamic law, Chinese law, gender, international law, conflict and labour law.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, preferably in a related discipline.

Course modules

Feminist legal theory; human rights and Islamic law; human rights in the developing world; human rights of women; international human rights clinic; international labour law and equality rights; international protection of human rights; justice, reconciliation and reconstruction in post conflict societies; law, human rights and peace-building (the Israeli-Palestinian case); foundations of comparative law; gender, armed conflict and international law; international criminal law; international labour law; international law and global orders; law and human rights in China; law and post-colonial theory; migration, gender and the law in South East Asia and beyond; the law of armed conflict; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation in law.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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