Law - Human Rights Law

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Law - Human Rights Law
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 19301 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters LLM
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year, full-time or 2 years, part-time.

Contact Teaching Hours
Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
8 (hours maximum)
In addition, students should set aside 10-12 hours per module for reading and preparation
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Entry Requirements

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Graduate
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in Law, Social Sciences, Humanities or a cognate discipline.

Exemption from these requirements may be considered for...

Comment

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Career Development
•The Centre has strong contacts with local NGOs and other human rights institutions and can assist students with internship/voluntary work.

World Class Facilities
•The new Law school at Queen's...

Course Content

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The protection of human rights at the international level is a relatively new branch of law. Since World War Two, there has been a huge growth in the number and variety of human rights standards set out in international treaties, in nationa...

Subjects Taught

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Human Rights in Practice
International Human Rights Law
Dissertation (15,000-20,000 words)

Course Details
The programme is delivered through a series of taught modules and culminates in the submission of a dissertation on...

Assessment Method Assessed essays

Dissertation
Careers or Further Progression

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Introduction
Graduates have found jobs in the UN, the EU and the Council of Europe, as well as statutory bodies and a wide range of international and national NGOs. Others have found the LLM to constitute an extremely valuable addi...

Further Enquiries Dr Cheryl Lawther 
Lecturer
School of Law
Email: c.lawther@qub.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3339
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