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Keep up to date with the latest International Human Rights Law developments including child law and social justice

One of the many benefits of studying with DMU is the flexibility it offers, including the option to choose modules from the 8 DMU LLM distance learning programmes

By enrolling on this distance learning programme, you decide when and where you study and it offers you a flexible and convenient learning solution to meet your needs

Benefit from the experienced programme  

faculty who are on hand to guide you through every aspect of the programme

International Human Rights Law programme - postgraduate distance learning from De Montfort University

Reap the benefits of home study and flexible options by studying for the International Human Rights Law Master of Laws (LLM) course:

This unique programme will enable you to:

  1. Analyse, interpret and apply the laws regulating international human rights

  2. Gain a competitive advantage in difficult market conditions - increase your skills at this crucial time

  3. Achieve a recognised UK university qualification while combining full-time employment with study

  4. Learn from key industry practitioners and academics and benefit directly from their insight and invaluable commentary

  5. Apply your learning and new skills to your work immediately and help further your career

  6. Tailor the programme to your needs by studying your own unique combination of modules from this and other De Montfort LLM programmes

  7. Study at a faster pace – follow the 'accelerated route' and complete the LLM in 15 months

  8. Achieve the level you choose – postgraduate certificate and diploma levels also available

See more information for the International Human Rights Law Distance Learning course.  (2016 prospectus to follow)

What will I study on this programme?

Core Module

International Human Rights Law, covering:

  • Birth of international human rights thinking
  • International legal system
  • International human rights legal system
  • Balancing competing rights

Optional Modules

International Child Law

Freedom of Religion and the Rights of Minorities in International Law - NEW

European Convention on Human Rights

Social Justice

International Law

International Humanitarian Law

Gender, Sexuality and Human Rights - NEW

The Protection of Refugees in International Law - NEW

"This innovative course has been designed to provide the opportunity for the advanced study of Human Rights Law in an international context and use will be made throughout of case studies and cutting edge documentation providing you with thorough coverage of this fascinating area of law. You will have the opportunity to converse with leading experts in International Human Rights Law including Professor Trevor Buck author of the key textbook, ‘International Child Law’ and Professor Alisdair Gillespie advisor to UNICEF, G8 and ECPAT International."  

DMU International Human Rights Law team



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