International Human Rights Law - Distance learning online course

from University of Nottingham
Ongoing course More Information

This course is designed to give an in-depth understanding of international human rights standards and of the UN and regional systems that implement them. It has both theoretical and practical dimensions, with an emphasis upon current issues.

The course is taught by leading human rights academics and practitioners in the international human rights systems. The academic director, Professor Emeritus David Harris, is a former Member of the European Committee of Social Rights and author of books on European and Inter-American human rights law.

The course is aimed at those for whom knowledge of the increasingly important subject of international human rights law is of value in their work, or who wish to embark upon a career in human rights.

Students can take a maximum of four modules, one at a time. Each lasts for eight weeks.

The modules are:

Fee information:
Students may register for: Course A - Distance learning only: £1,400 Course B - Distance learning plus Study Weekend: £1,550 Course C - Distance learning plus Summer School: £1,900
How to register:

Please send

  • Detailed and up-to-date CV
  • A 500-word statement indicating why you should be offered a place on the