On this LLM Business and Human Rights from University of Dundee you will learn about the legal regulation and practical tools needed to implement human rights in the marketplace.
Business and human rights expertise is increasingly in demand in legal practice and across established and new industrial sectors, finance, government, the media, and civil society organisations. On this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in this emerging field.
This course combines legal knowledge with insights not just from Law but related disciplines, as well as real life practice.
You will be taught by internationally-recognised experts with experience of advising governments and international businesses, legal practice, and human rights advocacy
With a wide choice of optional modules and dissertation topics you can acquire specialised expertise on human rights issues in areas including:
- corporate governance
- international trade and investment law
- climate change
- water law
Graduates of this course can expect to be qualified to pursue careers in:
- central government
- development finance institutions
- international and regional organisations
- non-governmental organisations
You might support government or industry in assessing human rights risks or impacts associated with different kinds of business activities or transactions. You could help financial institutions to assess human rights or sustainability risks associated with different kinds of investments. In government, you could design regulations to prevent or remedy business impacts on human rights.
- Legal Research Skills
- Business and Human Rights
- UN Human Rights Law
- Stakeholder Management and Business Ethics
- International Relations and Energy and Natural Resources
- Social Inequalities & Social Justice
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesInternational Relations International Law View 555 other Masters in International Relations in United Kingdom
- An honours degree in Law at lower second class or above
- Consideration will also be given to applicants with other academic backgrounds who explain clearly their motivation for undertaking the relevant LLM, outlining any relevant legal work experience
International19900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19900 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8350 GBP per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Dundee
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