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Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Aberystwyth University

24 months
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7600 GBP/year
3750 GBP/year
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About

The Human Rights and Humanitarian Law LLM 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

The Human Rights and Humanitarian Law LLM 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

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Distance Learning application deadlines are two months prior to the course start dates.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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.
  • Copies of University transcripts (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Copies of Degree certificates (certified translated copies are required if original document is not in English or Welsh).
  • Personal statement within 1-2 A4 pages.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7600 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3750 GBP per year during 24 months.

Funding

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