LLM - Human Rights Law

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Studying for an LLM in Human Rights or Social Care Law at Cardiff - Professor Luke Clements

Over the last 50 years, the human rights revolution has had a huge impact on virtually every state. Throughout the world, global and regional human rights treaties are infusing domestic legal codes and reconfiguring
many civil law and common law principles.

The LLM (Human Rights Law) route aims to provide a sound knowledge of the theory and impact of the major UN and Regional Human Rights Conventions, in relation to civil, political, socio-economic and cultural
aspects.

Key features:

·         excellent student satisfaction

·         a challenging and wide range of modules to cater for different student
interests

·         excellent teaching, student support and research facilities

·         students from a wide variety of backgrounds

·         extremely relevant to those interested in or already working in the
fields of health, social care and poverty alleviation – both in the
independent and statutory sectors

·         ability to make a difference to the lives of people whose civil and
human rights may be threatened

·         efficient and friendly administrative support

·         close links with the Centres for Health and Social Care Law and
Human Rights and Public Law

Modules

·         Human Rights & Global Justice

·         Human Rights, Health and Disability

·         Human Rights: National And International Legal Contexts

·         International Humanitarian Law

For more information on funding, please visit the website.

Visit the website for more information about international students at Cardiff.

A law degree doesn’t restrict graduates to careers within the legal profession and law graduates enter professions as diverse as finance, sales and marketing, digital communications and recruitment.

We are committed to extending extracurricular opportunities to our students, helping to enhance their CVs in a competitive graduate job market. We work in partnership with lawyers, charities and voluntary organisations to give students the opportunity to practise and extend their skills and we run several Pro Bono schemes and provide advice to members of the community on different legal issues.

Students successfully completing the LLM programme may have the opportunity to continue their legal study through the School’s PhD programme or through the Centre for Professional Legal Studies professional programmes (the Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course).

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