University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Law (Human Rights)

This programme is designed for students who have already completed a law degree, and non-graduates with relevant experience and specialist interest.

Entry requirements

Honours degree in law (or equivalent); applications from those who do not have a law degree but other relevant backgrounds are welcomed; non-standard applicants are encouraged to apply; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL score of 550/213 (paper/computer based).

Course modules

Modules include: Criminal law: theory and doctrine; law, society and the state; dissertation. Optional modules: human rights and the family; legislative approaches to terrorism; international criminal justice; legal research project; evidence and the right to a fair trial; public order and policing.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on the completion of a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 4,180 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 10,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sir Tom Cowie Campus Sunderland SR6 0DD North East

Key information

Student Helpline
Telephone number: 
0191 515 3000