Our brand new LLM Human Rights programme examines the contemporary challenges facing global society and nations, and their impact on human rights from the international to the local.
Apply today to gain an in-depth understanding of the challenges for human rights and possible responses through legislation, policy, and practice. Learn a diverse range of modules, with a practical focus, taught by human rights experts.
LLM Human Rights offers:
- A programme designed around high caliber research and impact in human rights.
- Our academics’ strong relationships with external partners in the field of human rights.
- An interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach.
- A focus on diverse challenges in human rights
- Opportunities to address a range of human rights topics across a number of thematic areas.
The LLM Human Rights programme draws on the research strengths from the School of Law and other colleges in its teaching and exploits strong relationships with external partners to integrate a distinctive applied focus to the programme.
The course consists of taught modules (compulsory and optional) and a dissertation.
Compulsory modules will examine the international human rights framework, introduce research methods on human rights, and discuss accountability for human rights (including impact assessment).
A variety of module choices
Human Rights and:
- Climate Change and Sustainability
- Asylum and Immigration
- Trade, Investment, and Human Rights
- Family Law
- Migration and Human Trafficking
- Criminal Justice
- Terrorism on-line
- Medicine and Human Rights
If you’re passionate about Human Rights, we want to hear from you! We welcome applications from prospective students from around the world. Ideally, you’ll hold a 2:1 degree or equivalent, in a relevant area such as law, criminology, politics, sociology or international development (other disciplines may also be relevant), although we will consider candidates with a 2:2 based on their overall and individual module performance. Candidates with relevant experience are also strongly encouraged to apply.
If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification. We consider a wide range of qualifications, including the Swansea University English Test, the British Council IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 6.0 in each component) and TOEFL (with a score of at least 88 and at least Listening: 21, Reading: 22, Speaking: 23, Writing: 21).
How To Apply
The quickest and most efficient way to apply for one of our postgraduate programmes is to apply online at www.swansea.ac.uk/applyonline. This way, you can also track your application at each stage of the process and print off a copy of your decision letter.
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Päivitetty February 1, 2018