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Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Aberystwyth University

LL.M.
24 months
Duration
14700 GBP/year
7000 GBP/year
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About

Human Rights and Humanitarian Law degree offered at Aberystwyth University is your opportunity to engage with the distinct yet complementary regimes of human rights law and humanitarian law and to study an area of law with urgent contemporary significance and practical relevance.

Overview

Human Rights and Humanitarian Law degree offered at Aberystwyth University is highly flexible and allows you to study from home via distance learning - whether in the UK or overseas.

Employability

This course will be particularly attractive to those seeking to establish or expand careers in government departments, think tanks, international organisations, humanitarian and human rights advocacy, business organisations, international law firms and a wide range of NGOs.

Skills

On this course you will gain a wealth of skills vital for success in legal and more general employment. You will:

  • develop expertise in the latest legal developments in the field of human rights and humanitarian law
  • develop a critical appreciation of legal responses to humanitarian and human rights issues
  • master a range of legal methodologies
  • learn to quickly assemble, assimilate and interpret a wealth of legal information regarding human rights and humanitarian law

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Aspects Of Commercial Contracting 
  • Climate Change Law And Policy 
  • Contemporary Issues In Food Policy And Law 
  • Control Of Pollution Law 
  • Criminology Of International Conflict Personnel 
  • Democracy And International Law 
  • Human Rights, Business And The Internet 
  • Human Rights, Environment And International Business 
  • Dissertation 
  • Legal Studies 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (equating to a mark of 56.5 or above). Degrees in law, the social sciences, or other similar subjects are preferred. Those from other disciplines or with suitable professional experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable especially if ECTS evidence is available. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and/or Accreditation of Experiential Prior Learning (APEL) are considered on an individual basis according to current University Regulations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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