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Course summary

Taught by international experts, this advance course in human rights offers a unique and distinctive focus on the theories and practice of rights, producing a vibrant environment for exploring this significant area of law and policy. The course will provide you with advanced knowledge, greater understanding and critical insights into current systems of human rights legal protection and human rights debates. You’ll explore different domestic, regional and international human rights legal systems to analyse how rights have been legalised, developed and enforced through the theory and practice of human rights. You’ll investigate the law relating to the protection of life and human dignity, freedom from torture and other ill-treatment, freedom of expression, and human rights with regard to media organisations, terrorism, health care, the family and disabled people.

Modules

Visit our website for the latest information on which modules we offer. https://courses.leeds.ac.uk/i325/international-human-rights-law-llm

Assessment method

Assessment is undertaken by a variety of methods but typically involves the writing of an essay at the end of each module. We assess the dissertation through your submission of a written piece of work of up to 10,000 words.


Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or equivalent in law or a relevant social science subject. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in all components. Visit our website for full entry requirements, including the alternative qualifications we accept. https://courses.leeds.ac.uk/i325/international-human-rights-law-llm


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Fees are listed on our website: https://courses.leeds.ac.uk/
International Human Rights Law at University of Leeds - UCAS