University of Essex
International Human Rights Law
Our applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree in law, or in a related discipline, and/or substantial practical experience in a field related to the course. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 7.0 with at least 6.5 for the writing component.
Core modules: Foundation essay (international human rights law); international human rights (law, institutions and practice); dissertation. Optional modules include: Acute crises and displacement; approaches to legal theory; business and human rights; cybercrime; data protection; detention under international law; electronic products and the world trading system; EU company law; European competition law; European convention on human rights 1; European Union employment law; European Union law and human rights; foundations of economic, social and cultural rights; freedom of expression, privacy and the media; human rights and development; human rights for women; human rights, international relations and diplomacy; international commercial and business law (models, principles and tools); international commercial dispute resolution 1; international criminal law; international financial law; international law of armed conflict for humanitarian situations; international trade, investment and human rights; legal research and the English legal system; marine insurance 1; promotion and protection of human rights in Africa; public international law; public international trade law; religion and human rights; the economics of the European Union; the enlargement of the European Union; the law of international peacekeeping; the protection of minorities and indigenous peoples in international law; topics in the international law of armed conflict for humanitarian situations; work-based project.
Combination of written coursework, end-of-term tests, practical and laboratory work (where appropriate) and end-of-year exams. During the summer, students work on a dissertation or individual project included in their final grade.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|LLM||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 8,950 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|LLM||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 14,950 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|LLM||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 8,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|LLM||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 8,950 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|LLM||Full-time||October 2016||GBP 8,950 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|LLM||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 7,475 per Year 1 (International)||24 months|
|LLM||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 4,475 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||24 months|
|LLM||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 4,475 per Year 1 (Scotland)||24 months|
|LLM||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 4,475 per Year 1 (Wales)||24 months|
|LLM||Part-time||October 2016||GBP 4,475 per Year 1 (England)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|
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