12 months
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176001 GBP/year
9050 GBP/year
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About

The Human Rights Law programme at the University of Strathclyde offers graduates in law and other disciplines, or those with relevant professional qualifications, the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of human rights law at UK, European and international levels.

Overview

The Human Rights Law programme at the University of Strathclyde provides an opportunity to develop deep knowledge and skills alongside an approachable team of academics, legal practitioners and policy experts.

Law is at the heart of human rights frameworks and approaches. In this course, graduates in law and other disciplines, or those with relevant professional qualifications, will be supported to develop a detailed understanding of human rights law at UK, European and international levels, and to explore the impact of human rights law on society.

Careers

We work closely with the University's Careers Service. They offer advice and guidance on career planning and looking for and applying for jobs. In addition, they administer and publicise graduate and work experience opportunities.

Our graduates can, and have progressed to research studies such as MPhil and PhD in Human Rights Law leading to an academic career.

Students may also go on to work with international non-governmental organisations in the area of human rights advocacy, practice and promotion.

The qualification is also relevant to careers in international human rights organisations, like UN agencies for example.

Job titles include:
  • solicitor
  • researcher
  • policy officer
  • advocacy officer
  • outreach officer
  • judicial assistant

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Human Rights Law
  • European Human Rights Law
  • Human Rights Protection in the UK
  • International Migration Law
  • Business and Human Rights
  • International Climate Change Law

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications.

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate - 60
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or upper second-class Honours degree in any discipline (some law content recommended). Entry may be possible with other qualifications, especially where the applicant’s work experience is relevant to the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    176001 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 176001 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9050 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Our partners

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