LLM International Human Rights Law
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.
UK/EU: £8,000 (total)
International: £18,000 (total)
Scholarships are available for both UK/EU and international students. Please see our website for further details.
The School of Law welcomes international students from across the globe each year, and international students are an integral part of the School of Law’s community.
You can find out more about previous international students’ experiences through our student profiles. Alternatively, you can get in touch with a current international student studying at the University of Leeds through Link to Leeds, and ask any questions you may have.
Graduates from the University of Leeds are the 5th most targeted in the UK by graduate recruiters according to the High Fliers 2017 report.
Graduates go onto a range of careers including working for the Office of the Commissioner of Human Rights, Ministry of Defence, Women for Women International, and Deafblind Association of Zambia.