University of Aberdeen: Human Rights (LLM)

InstitutionUniversity of Aberdeen
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

The Human Rights LLM at Aberdeen provides students with an insightful knowledge of the subject within the context of international law and the realities of the political world. With a strong focus on law and politics, Human Rights at Aberdeen explores social and economic rights such as education, health, housing and family rights. It looks at 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. Our programme will help you 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.

2 course options

Qualification LLM
Level SCQF Level 11
Entry requirements

Normally, a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in Law will be required to be accepted onto this programme. Relevant practical experience in a related field will also be beneficial.

Assessment

By course work, by written examination, or by a combination of these, as prescribed for each course. The degree of LLM shall not be awarded to a candidate who fails to achieve a CGS grade of D3 or above in the specified dissertation course, irrespective of their performance in other courses: such candidates may, at the discretion of the Examiners, be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma or a Postgraduate Certificate.

Modules

Teaching of the LLM Human Rights programme takes place through a combination of lectures and seminars and you will benefit from being taught by world-renowned researchers and teaching staff. The University adopts a flexible approach to learning and staff use a range of teaching methods to ensure that you achieve the highest grade you can.

Location King's Campus
King's College
Aberdeen
AB24 3FX

Fees

EU 6300 GBP for Year 1
England 6300 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 6300 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 6300 GBP for Year 1
Wales 6300 GBP for Year 1
Channel Islands 6300 GBP for Year 1
International 15000 GBP for Year 1

University of Aberdeen
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The University of Aberdeen is ranked in the Top 30 UK Universities by the Complete University Guide 2019.

Law has been taught at the University of Aberdeen since its foundation in 1495. Today, the school is ranked among the Top 5 UK law schools (CUG 2019), and we are justifiably proud of our joint #1 ranking for graduate prospects (CUG 2019).   

We teach a broad cohort of 980 undergraduate, postgraduate and research students representing 40 nationalities.  The University has a student population of around 14,000 and a large international community of students drawn ...

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