LLM/MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice

LLM/MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice

The LLM/MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice is designed to give graduates an understanding of the interaction between human rights and criminal justice in the 21st century and knowledge of the legal actors, supervisory bodies and institutions central to the field. Students will be given an in-depth understanding of the legal regimes operating at national, regional and global levels and sources of human rights law in the field of criminal justice. In addition to an understanding of the human rights protection mechanisms in this context, students will address the question of how human rights law can be enforced. Students will also develop important transferable skills including analytical, research, communication and report writing skills. LLM: designed for talented law graduates with an interest in working in the field of international human rights and criminal justice/policing MA: designed for talented graduates in a related discipline with an interest in working in the field of international human rights and criminal justice/policing

Course Director: 
Ger Coffey
Course type: 
Postgraduate Full-time
Postgraduate Part-time