Human rights are central to contemporary politics and international governance. They have become a dominant language of political struggle, in which the actions of governments and other institutions are judged, justified and challenged.
This LLM in International Law (and Human Rights) from Keele University sets international human rights in their broader philosophical, historical and social contexts, and engages students in an interdisciplinary study of the international legal processes designed to ensure their realisation. It also encourages students to think critically about the limits, ambiguities and contradictions of the international human rights movement.
The LLM in International Law and Human Rights is a gateway to a range of employment opportunities. These include careers in human rights NGOs, charities, international organisations like the UN, policy think-tanks, advocacy groups, government and academia. Increasingly, the private sector is also looking for professionals with a strong background in human rights due to the rapid development of CSR (corporate social responsibility) and 'business and human rights' standards.
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- Foundations of International Law
- International Law and Human Rights
- Advanced International Law
- International Environmental Law
- International Humanitarian Law
- International Refugee Law
- Global Health Law
- Transnational Crime
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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There are no fixed closing dates for the majority of our courses, however some courses may become full and close early.
DisciplinesInternational Relations International Law International Development View 391 other Masters in International Law in United Kingdom
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- You should have a first or second class honours degree (or foreign equivalent) in Law or a related discipline. Applications are welcome from current legal practitioners or any other person with appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience.
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International16000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 12 months.
UK - PT £8,000
Living costs for Keele
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.
- KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (PGT)
Up to £5,000 based on undergraduate degree award.
- DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP
£1,000 for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries.
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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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.