Law - International Human Rights Law & Public Policy - LLM

University College Cork


Course Name Law - International Human Rights Law & Public Policy - LLM
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code PDLIHR
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters LLM
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 12 September 2022.
Application Date

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Duration 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
Course Fee The EU fee for this course is €7,130; €3,630 (Year 1 Part-time); €3,630 (Year 2 Part-time).

The Non-EU fee for this course is €17,500.
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Entry Requirements

For entry to this course you must be approved by the Faculty of Law and must normally:

hold a Second Class Honours Grade I in a primary honours Law degree (NFQ, Level 8)

or have such other relevant third-level educational qualific...

Comment Course Practicalities
LLM classes are in a seminar format. This participative and interactive format of teaching is suitable for postgraduate level.

You will receive advance reading lists and/or materials for each seminar.

Seminars take place in two-hour blocks between 9:00 am and 6:00 pm, Monday to Friday. 10 credit modules run for 12 weeks and 5 credit modules run for 6 weeks.
Course Content

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This LLM engages students in the practice and policy context of human rights law internationally.

The course offers students a wide range of human rights law courses taught by leading experts in their field. It includes interdiscip...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules: Students take 90 credits in total, including 55 credits of core modules and 35 credits of elective modules.

Students take core modules to the value of 55 credits.

LW6571 LLM (International Human Rights Law and Public Policy) Dissertati...

Assessment Method You will be examined by continuous assessment throughout the year and your dissertation must be submitted in September. Individual module assessments can be viewed in the Book of Modules.
Number of Credits 90
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information
Graduates of this course have pursued careers with international organisations, in legal practice, in policy bodies and in aid and development.

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Further Enquiries Postgraduate Administrator
+ 353 21 490 3995

Dr. Dug Cubie
353 (0)21 490 2223
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