Human Rights - Research
Students from a range of academic backgrounds are engaged in research on a broad spectrum of issues related to international human rights law, international criminal law, international humanitarian law and international relations.
To be eligible to enrol for the PhD, a candidate must have obtained a high honours standard at primary degree level, normally Second Class Honours, Grade 1 or equivalent international qualification.
Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System
Course Code: PhD (full-time), 1PL1; PhD (part-time), 1PL2
PhD (Human Rights), full-time
PhD (Human Rights), part-time
Staff supervise PhD research in many areas of Public International Law and in the field of Socio-Legal studies, on varies themes including: Conflict and Post-Conflict; International Humanitarian Law; Islamic Law; International Criminal Law; Counter-terrorism; Transitional Justice; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; International Peace Support; International Criminal Justice; and Transitional Justice.