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What will I learn?

The LL.M. in International Human Rights Law is available on both a full and part-time basis over a 1 or 2 year period.

Why Study International Human Rights Law at Griffith College?

The LL.M. in International Human Rights Law offers students the opportunity to specialise in International Human Rights Law, to facilitate enhanced career opportunities, or to lay the foundations for PhD study.

  • Graduates of this programme will receive an internationally recognised Master of Law degree.
  • Students will gain a firm understanding of the key principles of Human Rights Law such as Social and Economic Rights, International Children's Rights Law, International Asylum and Immigration Law and International Humanitarian Law.
  • Students will acquire highly transferable skills attractive to a wide range of sectors outside law including in the civil or foreign service, or in NGOs.
  • A strong international focus gives students a key advantage when building a career in today's globalised legal landscape
  • All of our lecturers are experienced academics who are specialists in their particular field of Human Rights Law.

Course Highlights

  • Unique International Human Rights Law focus
  • Experienced lecturers who are experts in their field
  • Small class sizes mean more individual attention to help you reach your personal potential
  • Evening time lectures mean that it is possible to obtain an LL.M. with work or other day time commitments

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
€14,000.00 (US$ 13,715) per year
Start date

Expected February, September 2023


Griffith College Dublin

South Circular Road,


Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree or equivalent and/or relevant work experience. Applicants must submit English language proficiency certificates (e.g. IELTS/TOEFL) if applicable.

For international students

Students must hold a 2.2 degree in law or a degree with a significant law component or foreign equivalent or relevant work experience, including having held a position of responsibility relevant to the LL.M. We welcome applications from those who do not have the entry requirements outlined here. Candidates with relevant prior experiential learning may also apply and be considered for admission, subject to interview and submission of satisfactory evidential documentation.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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