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Short Courses and Special Programs

Part-time Master of Studies Degree in International Human Rights Law

University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education

A distance-taught and residential 2-year degree course

The Department for Continuing Education at the University of Oxford is offering a part-time degree in Human Rights Law, starting in October 2001.

The course provides a graduate qualification for the career of persons actively involved in the human rights field and combines theory and doctrine of human rights law with advocacy and investigative skills.

Modules include:

The course is taught over the internet and in two residential periods in Oxford of four and six weeks by a team of internationally recognised human rights experts.

Tuition for students beginning the course in the academic year 2001/2002 is GBP5,444 per year. (This does not include accommodation during the residential period in Oxford or college fees.)

Applications should have a LLB or equivalent law degree (in exceptional circumstances, applications from persons with other degrees who have extensive human rights-related experience will be considered). Applicants should also have a high standard of English, (minimum TOEFL 650 or IELTS 7.5).

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