Pathways

Overview

The LLM (International Human Rights Law & Public Policy) requires students to complete 90 credits of work:

- 30 credits of core Human Rights Modules 

- 30 credits of optional modules determined by students' areas of interest

- 30 credit dissertation on a specialised topic and supervised by academic staff. 

The best dissertations may be published as working papers from the Centre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights.  Past published dissertations include

CCJHR WPS No 6 Hajer Almanea The League of Arab States August 2018

CCJHR WPS No 7 Noemi Magugliani Securisation of Migration August 2018

CCJHR WPS No8 Daisy Nabasitu Child Victims in Ugandan Criminal Justice Sept 2018

CCJHR WPS No 9 Sahara Nankan Rethinking the Right to Water Sept 2018

  

International Focus

 

 

Compulsory Modules 

Semester 1Semester 2 
LW6606 International Human Rights Law    LW6572 Contemporary Issues in International Law 
  LW6586 Human Rights in Practice (Clinic)
Semesters 1, 2 & 3
LW6571 Dissertation: Legal Research and Writing 

 

Optional Modules 

CR6009 Terrorism & Political Violence  LW6627 International Environmental Law
LW6584 International Refugee Law LW6550 International Criminal Law
LW2208 European Convention on Human Rights       LW6623 Global Maritime Security 
LW6549 International Children's Rights   

Domestic Focus

 

 

Compulsory Modules 

Semester 1Semester 2 
LW6606 International Human Rights Law    LW6572 Contemporary Issues in International Law 
  LW6586 Human Rights in Practice (Clinic)
Semesters 1, 2 & 3
LW6571 Dissertation: Legal Research and Writing 

 

Optional Modules 

LW6568 The Family & The Law  LW6530 Contemporary Issues in Consitutional Law
LW6546 Juvenile Justice  LW6609 Mental Health Law
LW2208 European Convention on Human Rights       LW6592 Mental Capacity Law
LW6603 Legal Regulation of Cohabitiing & Emerging Family Form   

Criminal Focus

 

Lenin Tinashe Chisaira at the International Criminal Court in the Hague

 

Compulsory Modules 

Semester 1Semester 2 
LW6606 International Human Rights Law    LW6572 Contemporary Issues in International Law 
  LW6586 Human Rights in Practice (Clinic)
Semesters 1, 2 & 3
LW6571 Dissertation: Legal Research and Writing 

 

Optional Modules 

LW6545 Penology LW6560 Law of Cybercrime
LW6544 Criminology LW6550 International Criminal Law   
LW6546 Juvenile Justice         

Environmental Focus

 

An image of a forest floor reflected on a glass globe

 

Compulsory Modules 

Semester 1Semester 2 
LW6606 International Human Rights Law    LW6572 Contemporary Issues in International Law 
  LW6586 Human Rights in Practice (Clinic)
Semesters 1, 2 & 3
LW6571 Dissertation: Legal Research and Writing 

 

Optional Modules 

LW6581 Method in Environmental Law        LW6627 International Environmental Law
LW6618 Climate Change Law & Policy LW6580 Environmental Law in Practice

School of Law Postgraduate Programmes

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