Human Rights Law Centre, School of Law at the University of Nottingham
Residential Short Course - International Human Rights Law
10 January 2013 - 22 March 2013
This three-month course is designed to give an in-depth understanding of human rights standards across the world through seminars, guest lectures, workshops, visits, tutorials and conferences. It provides valuable insight and contextual knowledge of the practical operation of human rights law for those interested in human rights protection, from NGOs, international organisations, government, judiciary, police, charity or legal professions, academia, media and business.
• Regular exchanges with senior professionals and experts;
• Full access to world class library, research and training facilities;
• Certificate of Attendance;
• Attendance at HRLC Conferences, lectures, Film Series and other events.
Details on course content, speakers, training methodology, fees and application deadlines can be found here.
For those who cannot find the time to take a full-time residential course, the Centre offers an online distance learning course. There are seven modules to choose from, including UN Human Rights System, International Criminal Justice and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Each module lasts eight weeks and has both theoretical and practical dimensions, with an emphasis upon current issues.
• Modules focusing on key human rights themes or issues
• Study Guide for each module
• Interactive website for online course discussion
• Essay topics and self-study questions, plus interaction with teachers
• Summer School in Nottingham
• Certificate of successful completion of the course
• Accreditation for continuing professional development for solicitors and barristers pending
Further details can be found here.