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Course summary

Overview Why study law with human rights with us Our law with human rights course is perfectly suited for those wishing to become a human rights lawyer. The course gives you the first stage of professional legal training. You’ll learn the core legal principles of law in England and Wales while you build your specialist knowledge of human rights. You’ll also put theory into practice with work-based modules that will help you develop the hands-on skills and expertise to succeed in both the legal and rights-related professions. Access to facilities right across Europe You’ll have access to our European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC), which conducts international human rights litigation at the European Court of Human Rights. The degree is shaped by this socially influential professional experience, benefiting your studies in return. A law with human rights degree opens up national and international career opportunities in both the legal and rights-related professions. You’ll gain the skills to enter roles within NGOs, charities and other civil society bodies specialising in advocacy, protection, public information and education. Get the support you need to succeed While you’re learning, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants, who have experience in your subject area.


Year 1 - Compulsory English Legal System (30 credits) Public Law (30 credits) Contract Law (30 credits) Legal Method (30 credits) Year 2 - Compulsory Criminal Law (30 credits) UK and European Human Rights Law (30 credits) Tort (30 credits) Year 2 - Optional EU Law (30 credits) English and International Commercial Law (30 credits) Employment Law (30 credits) Alternative Dispute Resolution and Legal Ethics (30 credits) Year 3 - Compulsory Land Law (30 credits) International Human Rights Law (30 credits) Equity and Trusts (30 credits) Year 3 - Optional modules - choose one module from the following: Evidence (30 credits) Global Geopolitics: Critical Perspectives and Issues (30 credits) Project (30 credits) Integrated Learning and Work Placement (30 credits) Advanced Mooting and Advocacy (30 credits)

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at: We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at:
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