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International Human Rights

University of Sunderland

LL.M. On Campus
12 months
Duration
13000 GBP/year
6250 GBP/year
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About

This International Human Rights programme offered at the University of Sunderland will help you develop a thorough knowledge of human rights. Specialise in a specific field of law. Graduate and embark on higher-level roles within the legal profession.

Overview

This Law LLM will set you on track for a successful career in law and help you develop valuable skills employers look for, including ‘Advanced Legal Skills’ and ‘International Perspectives in Law’.

The International Human Rights programme offered at the University of Sunderland mixes taught elements with independent research, and you can negotiate the topic of your dissertation project to fit both your personal interests and the supervisory expertise of Sunderland's tutors.

Why us?

Research in Law at Sunderland has been described as ‘internationally excellent’ by the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)

Employment

This LLM course equips you with advanced skills and knowledge in a specialised area of law. As a result, you will have an important edge when applying for roles in the Crown Prosecution Service, human rights organisations, international campaigning groups and other areas related to the legal profession.

Salaries of law graduates are among the highest of all graduates.

You’ll also be better equipped for applying for training contracts or pupillages if this is appropriate to your career stage.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Legal Skills 
  • International Perspectives in Law 
  • International Human Rights Law 
  • Legal Research Project 
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Apply at least 6 months in advance .

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

  • We usually require applicants to hold at least a 2:2 degree in law or a related discipline. 
  • We also welcome applications from those with an appropriate level of relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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International Human Rights
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