SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme allows students to study human rights law, its application and relevance to a broad range of areas and legal issues, including Islamic law, Chinese law, gender, international law, conflict and labour law.

Course Modules

Feminist legal theory; human rights and Islamic law; human rights in the developing world; human rights of women; international human rights clinic; international labour law and equality rights; international protection of human rights; justice, reconciliation and reconstruction in post conflict societies; law, human rights and peace'building (the Israeli'Palestinian case); foundations of comparative law; gender, armed conflict and international law; international criminal law; international labour law; international law and global orders; law and human rights in China; law and post'colonial theory; migration, gender and the law in South East Asia and beyond; the law of armed conflict; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, preferably in a related discipline.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 - 3 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)