London South Bank University

Course Introduction

This course offers a mixture of international human rights law, development studies and refugee studies modules to explore contemporary debates in the context of specific countries and themes; it gives students the opportunity to explore the protection of international human rights within the context of international development and refugee practice and the role of a rights'based approach to international development practice.

Course Modules

Core modules: images of development; research methods; international law and human rights; international law in the developing world; dissertation. Optional modules: international business, trade and less developed countries; international humanitarian law; forced migration and resettlement; international refugee law; case management; advocacy; international criminal law; forced migration in developing societies.

Course Additional Entry

An LLB (Hons) Law degree at 2.2/Bachelor degree equivalent to UK second Class honours lower division; UK graduates with a non Law degree (2:2) and relevant knowledge and experience; individual applications for accreditation of prior learning and experience will be considered in accordance with the FAHS Policy on APL and APEL. We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.5, Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £5,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £5,670  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £2,520  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip £5,670  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip £2,520  Academic year. First year home fees