Knowledge of the international human rights system has become an essential requirement for those working to improve the situation of persons around the world. This distance-learning programme has been designed to allow you to study this area around your commitments.

You will be provided with a thorough grounding in human rights law and systems, as well as the opportunity to pursue more specialist interests such as the rights of the child and international criminal law.

This course is supported by the Human Rights Law Centre, and can be studied over one year part-time.

Academic Entry Requirements:
2:1 or international equivalent) in law, humanities or social sciences; applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience also considered.

Language Requirements:
IELTS 7.0 (no less than 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading, and 6.0 in speaking and listening).

International students: For country-specific information, see our website

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Administrative Contacts & How To Apply

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School of Law
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