City, University of London: International Human Rights

InstitutionCity, University of London View institution profile
Department The City Law School View department profile
Web https://www.city.ac.uk/law
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Summary

The Specialism in International Human Rights Law is designed for students from all backgrounds who have an interest in the intersection between human rights and international law. It will enable students with this to develop a career in human rights law or to embark on policy-oriented careers in government and non-governmental organizations at the domestic and international level.

Objectives
The Specialist LLM in International Human Rights draws from the expertise of The City Law School's team of experienced human rights scholars. It gives you an opportunity to examine intellectually the subject from various angles - minority protection, human rights at times of war, the prosecution of international criminals, to name a few.

This masters degree helps you appreciate and understand how international law intervenes to protect human rights and where the gaps are in international law.

The Specialist LLM in International Human Rights provides the opportunity to study some of the most significant issues in international human rights protection facing the world today. You will have guidance and expert academic support to examine a number of important issues in international human rights protection law, including how the law of war and armed conflict protects the civilian, how minority protection is being regulated by international law, the remedies available in international criminal law, and the extent to which the rights of indigenous people are safeguarded by international law.

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The City Law School
City, University of London



The City Law School is one of London's major law schools offering an impressive range of academic and professional courses.

Incorporating the former Inns of Court School of Law, we were the first University Law School in London to educate students and practitioners at every stage of legal education. With three levels of study – undergraduate, postgraduate and professional - we offer courses suitable for everyone interested in following a career in law no matter what stage they are or where they are from.

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