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University of Leeds: International Human Rights Law

Institution University of Leeds
Department School of Law View department profile
Web https://essl.leeds.ac.uk/law
Email pglaw@leeds.ac.uk
Telephone (0) 113 343 7573
Study type Taught

Summary

This advanced course in human rights taught by international experts 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.

This programme will give you 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.

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University of Leeds
School of Law


Why study Law at Leeds?
One of the leading law schools in the UK, the School of Law at the University of Leeds has been providing high quality legal education since 1899. In that time, we have seen our graduates become prominent judges, politicians, academics and successful legal practitioners. With over 50 dedicated academic staff, we have legal expertise in a diverse range of topics affecting societies across the globe today. Students at Leeds benefit from studying in the fastest growing legal sector in Britain, according to the Financial Times.

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