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International Human Rights Law PGCert

  • Region: East Midlands

Knowledge of the international human rights system has become an essential requirement for those working to improve human rights around the world. This distance-learning programme has been designed to allow you to study part-time to fit around your commitments.

You will be provided with a thorough grounding in human rights law and systems, as well as the opportunity to pursue more specialist interests such as the rights of the child and international criminal law.

This course is designed to ensure that you obtain a sound theoretical understanding of human rights law, as well as the latest knowledge of how international human rights standards and systems operate in practice.

The course is supported by the Human Rights Law Centre, which is led by Professor David Harris and Professor Dominic McGoldrick.

Key facts

  • This distance-learning programme can be studied anywhere in the world, with an intensive residential weekend at the University of Nottingham
  • Consistently ranked among the world's top law schools, placing in the worldwide top 100 in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018
  • 81% of our research considered world-leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework
  • 96% of law postgraduates in work or further study within six months of graduation
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