LLM International Human Rights

Birmingham City School of Law



Our LLM in International Human Rights will expose you to the fundamental aspects of the field, and provide you with the opportunity to critically examine the impact of the international human rights standards on national constitutions and laws, with particular focus given to the conflict between international standards and national provision.

The LLM International Human Rights also provides you with an opportunity to assess how international human rights law offers protection to different categories of vulnerable groups.

Additionally, our LLM provides an opportunity to acquire, or build upon existing skills gained from your undergraduate course - enhancing employment opportunities in the legal profession and providing a basis for progression to doctoral studies. 

 Home students 

- £6,900 per year  

International Students 

- £12,000 per year



The median salary of a UK graduate of the LLM degree in International Human Rights working in full-time graduate-level employment within six months is approximately £25,000 (DLHE Survey 2015/16). 

You will have the opportunity to undertake a placement or complete a project as an alternative to a dissertation.

In addition we have active, student-led Legal, Mooting and Debate Societies. Our Student Mooting Society is one of the most successful in England, with our students reaching five finals in the past six years, regularly beating teams from some of the country’s most prestigious universities.

We also have a staff and student led Pro-Bono Unit that provides legal advice to the public.


UK students
Minimum 2:2 class UK degree or international equivalent in any subject area.

EU / International students
IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 minimum in all bands

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