University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

International Human Rights Law

This course provides students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the far-reaching impact of international law on international relations, with a special emphasis on human rights issues and their relevance to domestic law.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of a 2.1 Class Honours BA or LLB law degree from a UK university; applicants with degrees from institutions outside the UK have their applications considered on an individual, but comparable basis; all applicants are required to supply: a completed application form, proof of qualifications and 2 references (1of which must, as a minimum, be academic); applicants are considered on the basis of academic ability and potential & other relevant considerations are also taken into account; applicants who have marginally missed the benchmark indicated above, are considered on a discretionary basis; applications from international students are welcome; international qualifications are evaluated in line with the National Recognition Information Centre (NARIC) guidelines.

Course modules

Core modules: Legal research training; minority groups, intel human rights and the courts; fundamentals of international law; international human rights law; international human rights controversies; critical approaches to international criminal law; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

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