12 months
18250 GBP/year
10600 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The International Human Rights Law course at Coventry University takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of international human rights law that will introduce you to both the international and regional protection of human rights. 

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The LLM in International Human Rights Law aims to provide you with an opportunity to develop recognised expertise in emergent issues within the area of international human rights law.This course will provide you with an understanding of the social realities that inform the human rights discourse and affect the practical applicability of human rights law.

Career prospects

The International Human Rights Law course at Coventry University provides the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge in the legal understanding and application of human rights law, thus providing graduates with legal specialism in this area of law.

International human rights law is at the forefront of policy-making and those graduating with an LLM in International Human Rights law may go on to work in either the public or private sector. Careers prospects for those with specialist human rights knowledge include a wide-range of fields such as policing, immigration, and privacy law. 

Graduates may engage in advisory work, such as reviewing government policies and actions, whilst some graduates may find employment as human rights litigators, working for domestic and/or international legal firms. Additionally, career prospects may include human rights advocacy work, particularly on behalf of, but not limited to, the work of non-governmental organisations.


Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Issues in International Human Rights Law
  • The Regional Protection of Human Rights
  • Minority Rights and Activism
  • Islamic Law and Human Rights 
  • Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism, and Human Rights
  • Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Human Rights

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good undergraduate degree. 
  • This course is aimed primarily at law graduates, legal practitioners (solicitors and barristers) from the UK and other jurisdictions, and politics and business graduates with some knowledge of law.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10600 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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