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University of Aberdeen: International Human Rights

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Law View department profile
Web http://www.abdn.ac.uk/law
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

Delve into the fascinating world of Human Rights; an ever-popular branch of law that is both challenging and rewarding. You’ll examine a variety of cases in numerous contexts, including international law and politics, providing you with the opportunity to broaden your knowledge and gain a competitive edge in your career.

With a strong focus on law and politics, International Human Rights at the University of Aberdeen explores social and economic rights such as education, health, housing and family rights. Your studies will include the international law of conflicts, how human rights impacts on criminal law and how the rules of law develop over time as social and political change occurs - all enabling you to develop a clearer understanding of human rights in today's society around the world. You will have the opportunity to study subjects such as International Human Rights Law, The Politics of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law.

This programme was designed with the assistance of human rights experts as well as our internal staff at the University. With this combined input, you will gain unique insights into human rights around the world and will advance your understanding of factors that influence them. The programme has been carefully coordinated to align with the competencies required for today’s international job market.

The University of Aberdeen is known for attracting world-class teaching staff with international experience in their specialist subjects. You will have access to first rate teaching from globally respected staff, such as Programme Director Dr Mátyás Bódig, Director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes at the University, as well as Programme Coordinator for LLM in International Human Rights. He is a founding member of the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law at the University of Aberdeen.

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University of Aberdeen
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The University of Aberdeen is ranked in the Top 20 UK Universities by the Complete University Guide 2021. 

Law was been taught at the University of Aberdeen when it was founded in 1495. Today, the school is ranked 6 in the UK for law (Complete University Guide 2021), and we are joint 5th for law graduate prospects (CUG 2021).   

We teach a broad cohort of around 1000 undergraduate, postgraduate and research students representing 40 nationalities.  The University has a student population of around 15,000 and a large international community of students drawn from 130 …

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