This unique programme enables students to develop their knowledge of international and regional law, policy and practice as it relates to the phenomena of international migration, human trafficking and refugee law. Students can combine the study of international migration with specialised courses in international humanitarian law and peace operations, gender and law, child rights, and international criminal law. The programme engages students with current developments on the human rights of migrants and refugees, globally, regionally and nationally. It includes unique practice-oriented teaching, allowing students to specialise in oral and written advocacy (legal and policy), strategic litigation, factfinding and international development.
3 Good Reasons To Study This Course
1. Students are taught by internationally recognised scholars with world-class expertise in international migration, human trafficking and refugee law and strong track records of engagement and impact in the field.
2. This is a multidisciplinary programme, offering a range of specialised courses on migration, with a core focus on practical skills of research and policy advocacy, implementation, and human rights lawyer. Students benefit from a series of seminars and workshops with leading international practitioners in migration and refugee law and policy.
3. Graduates will join global alumni network of the Irish Centre for Human Rights, with options to pursue careers in the fields of migration, forced displacement, refugee law and policy, and human rights. Students are supported in seeking internship and work placement opportunities and provided with targeted career advice and supports.