Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research

LLM Intl Human Rights Law

Sussex Law School launched its LLM in International Human Rights Law in September 2015.

We are currently taking applications for full-time and part-time study.

The LLM in International Human Rights Law addresses the theory, history and development of international human rights laws by studying its interconnection with international, regional and national systems of human rights protection.

A range of optional modules are available to students, including a unique opportunity to put law into practice in the Human Rights Law Clinic module. We have a diverse student body, and welcome applications from those with a range of different experiences and backgrounds.

Further information

For further information, please consult the postgraduate prospectus.

If you have any more specific queries or wish to discuss your suitability for the course, please contact the course convenor, Dr Elizabeth Craig.

Human Rights Careers event

In March 2017, over 40 students attended Sussex Law School's first Human Rights Careers event. 

The event included speakers with established careers at both the national and international level, as well as former LLM students who have recently embarked on careers in human rights.

Human Rights Careers event programme

Human Rights Careers event

Wednesday 22 March 2017


The presenters in this session discussed their previous experience working for a range of human rights organisations.

2-2:30pm: Coffee break 


The speakers in this session were all former LLM students and had more recently embarked on careers in human rights. They were able to share insights about the current job market and how to pursue a career in human rights.