International Human Rights Law

De Montfort University

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27 months
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This International Human Rights Law programme from De Montfort University is suitable for: solicitors and barristers in private practice and in-house; activists; campaigners and researchers involved in human rights issues; those working in organisations with public functions and who need to comply with human rights obligations and more.


This unique International Human Rights Law programme from De Montfort University will enable you to:

  • Informa Connect This course is delivered in partnership with Informa Connect – An Informa Business, an organisation dedicated to working with leading academic bodies to provide high-calibre and well respected distance learning postgraduate courses
  • Develop your own personal pathway This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules
  • Study at your own pace Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award
  • Differentiate yourself in the job market Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of human rights law
  • Boost your employability Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market

Graduate careers

  • This course equips you to enter legal and other work relating to international human rights issues.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Social Justice & Human Rights
  • International Child Law
  • European Convention on Human Rights
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Law
  • Negotiated Study
  • Freedom of Religion, and the Rights of Minorities in International Law
  • Gender & Sexuality in International Law
  • The Protection of Refugees in International Law

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 27 months
    • Flexible

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180 alternative credits




Academic requirements

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Lower Second Class

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful , but a degree in law is not essential.

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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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