Ulster University - Belfast
Law - Human Rights Law & Transitional Justice
Based at the Transitional Justice Institute and with staff expertise across a range of areas, this degree is designed to give you a unique lens on the study of human rights.
Using the local Northern Ireland political and legal context as a starting point, you will develop working knowledge of international norms and principles, while moving beyond the local to reflect critically on present international law norms and their application to other situations and contexts.
You will be encouraged to develop and transfer knowledge, experience and expertise of the transformative possibilities of human rights law both in respect of societies emerging from violent conflict and in relation to the local and global management of other particular societal problems. This dual focus - from the local to the global and back, is a core part of the course's aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills base to contribute internationally as well as locally.
For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.
These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.
If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit ulster.ac.uk/englishrequirements for more details on English language requirements.
For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.
To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).