Master of Laws - International Human Rights (BCU)

Overview of the Degree

Duration: 1 year
Credits: 180
Awarded by: Birmingham City University
Type of Award: International Human Rights - LLM
Batch Commencement: September/December/ March/ June
Graduation: Sri Lanka/ UK (optional)
The LLM in International Human Rights will expose you to the fundamental aspects of the field and provide you with the opportunity to critically examine the impact of the international human rights standards on national constitutions and laws, with particular focus given to the conflict between international standards and national provision.
The LLM International Human Rights also provides you with an opportunity to assess how international human rights law offers protection to different categories of vulnerable groups.
Additionally, the LLM provides an opportunity to acquire, or build upon existing skills gained from your undergraduate course - enhancing employment opportunities in the legal profession and providing a basis for progression to doctoral studies.

Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:2 class UK degree or international equivalent in any subject area.


Core Subjects

Public International Law
Human Rights in the Wider World
International Women's and Children’s Rights
Advanced Research Methods
Dissertation, Project or Placement

Optional Subjects

International Criminal Law
Refugees and the Free Movement of People