Nottingham Law School
Human Rights and Justice
Nottingham Law School has significant academic expertise in the areas of human rights and justice. The course parallels the historical and contemporary significance of these aspects of law, in particular their growth as topics of both domestic and international importance over recent decades.
This course is designed to help students develop a strong analytical understanding of the key legal issues in the area, with a particular focus on European and international human rights and key aspects of international justice systems.
**Why choose this course?**
- Study the key issues in European and international human rights and justice.
- Explore bodily integrity rights such as the right to life, procedural rights such as the right to a fair trial, and expressive rights such as the freedom of religion.
- Benefit from strong links to our Centre for Rights and Justice
- Study full-time or part-time.
- Attend an International Summer School and explore Law from a European perspective.
- Scholarships available.
- Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional development (CPD) awards. Email us for details.
**99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17).**
LLM: A good law degree, 2.2 or above. Applicants whose 1st degree is not law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study. Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill (or equivalent).
Modules: public international and humanitarian law; terrorism and international response; victims' rights and restorative justice; human rights in Europe; theory and principles of international law; expression rights; human rights and criminal justice; discrimination law in employment; international criminal court and international crime; data protection and privacy.
In each case modules are assessed through 1 piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem or essay style question, but will vary by module. You can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module. The dissertation consists of a 1000 word reflective report based on pre-set questions, and an assignment of 12,000 words which is researched and written independently under the guidance of an expert academic.
Students who are in practice may obtain funding from their employer; bursaries are normally available for this course and are equivalent to up to half the UK/EU fees; the bursaries are competitive and are awarded on the basis of: Evidence of the pursuit of excellence in individual performance and/or experience outside education; a written statement indicating the anticipated academic and career benefits applicants may receive from studying this programme.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Fee locale||Course duration|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2019||3,500 (Year 1)||Northern Ireland||2 Years|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2019||3,500 (Year 1)||Wales||2 Years|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2019||3,500 (Year 1)||England||2 Years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2019||7,000 (Year 1)||England||1 Years|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2019||3,500 (Year 1)||EU||2 Years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2019||7,000 (Year 1)||EU||1 Years|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2019||3,500 (Year 1)||Scotland||2 Years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2019||7,000 (Year 1)||Scotland||1 Years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2019||14,500 (Year 1)||International||1 Years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2019||7,000 (Year 1)||Northern Ireland||1 Years|
|LLM||Part-time||September 2019||7,250 (Year 1)||International||2 Years|
|LLM||Full-time||September 2019||7,000 (Year 1)||Wales||1 Years|
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