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Swansea University

Human Rights

Singleton Park Campus
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Rank: 32 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Singleton Park Campus

Website: https://www.swansea.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: -

Intl fees: £16150


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32

The Complete University Guide
39

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Description

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University . The LLM in Human Rights will give you the knowledge and skills to deal with some of the biggest challenges facing society today, opening up exciting career opportunities in the field of human rights. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the challenges for human rights around the world and possible responses through legislation, policy and practice. This LLM programme is taught by human rights experts and designed around outstanding research – our impact case study on children’s human rights achieved the highest possible rating in the latest independent assessment of research quality (REF 2014).

Requirements

Entry requirements

Ideally you’ll hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in a relative area (such as law, criminology, politics or sociology – other disciplines may also be relevant). We also consider candidates with a 2:2 degree based on overall performance. Candidates with relevant experience are strongly encouraged to apply. IELTS requirement of at least 6.5 and 6.5 in each component or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (with no component less than 5.5)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Swansea University.

About this university

International students

For international students, there is a wealth of information on the university's website to help them before they arrive in Wales. Once there the help is more hands on and includes information on visas and immigration as well as English language skills. The English language training services is an accredited program to assist those to whom the language isn't their first. There is also help with developing a career after university and finding co-curricular activities. For non-academic matters, there is the ISAS, the International Student Advice Service who are available for matters such as health and wellbeing, bringing families while studying and financial advice. They are based in the Keir Hardie Building within the university. There are plenty of services available to help students make the most of their time at the university. These range from student counselling and health centre to academic success programmes. The campus is one of the few in the UK to have a mosque on site as well as chaplain services. Student run media includes a radio station. The university's International Sports Village is just five minutes' walk from Singleton Park campus and has a host of facilities for the many sports clubs and teams. These include floodlit playing fields, eight-lane track, training centre, lacrosse and cricket pitches, tennis and squash courts and a climbing wall. Next door is the Wales National Pool, a 50-metre pool complying to FINA standards and was used for training for the London 2012 Olympics.

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