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This programme offers graduates in law and other disciplines, or those with relevant professional qualifications, the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of human rights law at UK, European and international levels. The programme is intended to provide invaluable training and insights for those who have either a professional or academic interest in an evolving human rights culture. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.focus on how human rights law shapes, and is
This programme offers graduates in law and other disciplines, or those with relevant professional qualifications, the opportunity to develop a detailed understanding of human rights law at UK, European and international levels. The programme is intended to provide invaluable training and insights for those who have either a professional or academic interest in an evolving human rights culture. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.
focus on how human rights law shapes, and is shaped by, real-life contexts
learn from academic experts and leading legal and public sector practitioners
study with students from a range of professional backgrounds and academic disciplines
opportunity to be awarded credits for a field dissertation based on research within a non-governmental organisations, in the UK or overseas
Assessment is made up of group or individual presentations, essays, and exams, all of which apply research, theory and policy to legal problems. An innovative feature of this programme is the opportunity to undertake a field dissertation. This opportunity is offered on a competitive basis and typically lasts for up to 12 weeks. The field dissertation can be undertaken in an international or UK-based organisation. Placements are organised by students and the Law School oversees supervision arrangements.
Students need a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a related discipline. Entry may be possible with a lower second-class Honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience. Please note: a Law degree is not a prerequisite for entry to this course.
The University of Strathclyde is a first-rate institution, offering a diverse variety of postgraduate course options and fostering an inclusive university community, welcoming students from around the globe and from all types of backgrounds.
Strathclyde is a research-oriented university, delivering a transformative learning experience. It invests intelligently in campus facilities to provide a superb environment in which to study and socialise. Recent years have seen significant enhancements in campus infrastructure, with upgrades to existing departments, and many entirely new facilities.
The new state-of-the-art £60 million Learning & Teaching Building, which opened in 2021, includes cutting-edge teaching facilities, student support services and the Students’ Union.
Where you'll study
16 Richmond Street
Glasgow, City Of