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About

The Human Rights Law LLM/PG Dip/PG at the Middlesex University is designed to enable students to specialise in subjects related to human rights law, equipping them with comprehensive knowledge of international and regional human rights regimes and mechanisms, and critical assessment of their suitability to address contemporary challenges, such as the impact of business on the enjoyment of rights.

Overview

Why study LLM/PGDip/PGCert Human Rights Law at Middlesex University?

At the Human Rights Law LLM/PG Dip/PG at the Middlesex University you will deepen and broaden your knowledge of law as an academic subject; acquiring a systematic understanding of legal processes, methods and concepts, of the social and political context in which legal processes take place and of appropriate theoretical conceptions of law.

By maximising your academic potential and refining your problem-solving skills in a transnational context through the acquisition of systematic and critical understanding of complex legal, economic, cultural, ethical and political issues informing the creation of international and regional human rights frameworks, institutions and practice you will enhance your professional development and horizons.

The research and writing skills you gain will be transferable to a variety of professional sectors, including the legal profession, policymaking, corporate sector, governmental bodies or academia.

With a strong sense of social justice at its core, Middlesex University School of Law is home to some of the world's foremost figures in the fields of human rights law, including genocide and death penalty authority Professor of International Law William Schabas, former journalist at the BBC World Service and human rights expert Senior Lecturer Dr Alice Donald, and the Director of the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC) Professor of Human Rights Law Philip Leach. 

Course Highlights

  • Learn from experts who are actively engaged in improving human rights around the world, including Elvira Dominguez-Redondo who worked to protect human rights defenders in Mexico and led the creation of the first LLM in Human Rights In Iraq, at Duhok University, Kurdistan
  • Take advantage of the opportunities available to undertake extra-curricular research activities
  • Take part in the European Law Moot Court Competition or the European Human Rights Court Competition by being selected for the Middlesex School of Law team
  • There may also be internship opportunities in national and international organisations such as the United Nations or in the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre on campus.

Career Opportunities

  • In-depth knowledge of human rights law equips students with skills across several legal disciplines and opens career possibilities in public and private bodies working in sectors concerning public law, family law, discrimination, immigration, housing, actions against the police, employment or business law. 
  • This programme is particularly aimed at students who are interested in human rights-related work and/or who wish to influence policies to ensure the enjoyment of human rights at national, regional and international level. Many have also continued their higher education studies via a PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Business and Human Rights 
  • European Human Rights Law and Practice 
  • International Human Rights Law 
  • Legal Research Skills 
  • Work Integrated Learning 
  • Comparative Corporate Governance
  • International Law 
  • Individual Employment Law 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend applying as early as possible for your chosen postgraduate course to ensure you are granted a place. 

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University's standard entry requirement consists of a Law degree at 2:2 or Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE
  • Graduates in related disciplines, with law minors or with relevant professional experience or qualifications may be admitted subject to the programme leader's discretion

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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