This innovative program offers the opportunity to engage creatively and critically with human rights law – a discourse that is fundamental to debates about global justice and equality.
The specialisation in human rights law offers the widest range of human rights subjects in Australia. Many world-renowned experts teach in the program, offering students exciting opportunities to examine a range of human rights instruments, institutions, theories and practices in contemporary context. The program is particularly relevant to lawyers currently working, or planning to work, in the field of human rights, as well as those with a non-law background working in development agencies and other human rights-related organisations in Australia and around the world.
As a part of my LLM at the University of Melbourne I was fortunate to work with Open Society Justice Initiative in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. This non-governmental organisation supports the work of the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia. Binny De Saram, Master of Laws (LLM)
Human Rights Law study options
- Master of Human Rights Law
- Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law
- Single subjects
Subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters are available as single subject enrolments, either with assessment or, on an audit basis, without assessment.
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