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LLMR Master of Laws by Research Sheffield Hallam University

UK

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Course info

Summary

Course summary

  • Expand your familiarity with (international) human rights law.
  • Demonstrate your aptitude for human rights research and develop specialist knowledge in a specific area of (international) human rights.
  • Develop research skills as well as the ability to produce in-depth and persuasive academic writing.
  • Boost your employability in an increasingly competitive market.
  • Begin preparatory work for doctoral study.

Human rights form an important component of national systems and the international order. Sadly, human rights are often more visible in their breach, locally and globally. This LLMR Master of Laws by Research gives you the opportunity to research human rights and examine how the human rights of all, and especially the rights of vulnerable groups, can be better protected.

How you learn

During the course you work largely independently but you are guided by an experienced supervisor in a supportive environment. You can access legal materials in our dedicated law library in the learning centre, which is open 24-hours a day during term time. Our IT systems are set up so that most of your learning and research can be done online anywhere off campus where you have access to a suitable internet connection. This includes meetings online with your supervisor.

You learn through

  • 30,000 word thesis.
  • Oral or approved alternative examination.

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in:

  • Academia
  • Civil service
  • Journalism
  • Non-governmental organisations (with a human rights/social justice focus)
  • Politics
  • Social work

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study LLMR Master of Laws by Research.

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees

£14,460.00 (14,86,028) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

Sep-21, Feb-22

Venue

Collegiate Campus

Collegiate Crescent,

Sheffield,

S10 2BP, England

Entry requirement for international students

Students need to have a first or upper second class honours degree which involved the study of law or legal philosophy. All students will be interviewed and will be asked to provide a sample of their work. If English is not your first language, you are required to have an average IELTS score of 7.0. This must include a written English score of 7.0 and a score in all other categories of at least 6.0.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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