You will gain an in-depth understanding of the challenges for human rights around the world and possible responses through legislation, policy and practice.
This Human Rights programme from Swansea University is taught by human rights experts and designed around outstanding research – our impact case study on children’s human rights achieved the highest possible rating in the latest independent assessment of research quality.
You will gain the knowledge and experience to develop into a 21st century lawyer or legal service practitioner with specialist and in-depth understanding of human rights issues.
The course offers:
- A programme designed around high calibre research
- Academics who have strong relationships with external partners in the field of human rights
- An interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach
- A focus on diverse challenges in human rights
- Opportunities to address a range of human rights topics across various thematic areas
Graduates of the LLM in Human Rights are well positioned for stimulating and rewarding career opportunities. Your future could lie in a traditional or specialist role in an area such as:
- Specialist human rights law
- Human rights institutions
- International human rights bodies
- Public sector – government, civil service, political and policy advice
- Private sector – global, national or local business
- Non-governmental sector, such as UNICEF, Amnesty and Save the Children
- Research and academia
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- International Human Rights Law
- Advanced Postgraduate Skills
- Human Rights Implementation
- Researching Human Rights
- Advanced Issues in Drugs, Alcohol and the Criminal Law
- Human Rights and the Environment
- Digital Rights
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesInternational Law Legal Studies Master of Laws (LLM) View 338 other Masters in Master of Laws (LLM) in United Kingdom
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Ideally you’ll hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in a relative area (such as law, criminology or politics). We also consider candidates with a 2:2 degree based on overall performance. Candidates with relevant experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
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International16650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
National8100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part-time (2 years) fees:
- UK students: £ 4,050
- International students: £ 8,350
Part-time (3 years) fees:
- UK students: £ 2,700
- International students: £ 5,550
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.