Course Description

Course Name

International Human Rights and Criminal Law

Session: VLNS3420

Hours & Credits

20 UK Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

Tutor(s): Harriet Hoffler
Assessment: revealed exam (2 hours) [50%], essay (2500 words) [50%]
Prerequisite(s): SOC020N209A (Global Justice, Security and Society)

This module will look at case law, particularly in the light of the European Convention on Human Rights, and its implementation in the UK in the form of the Human Rights Act 1998, but also in respect of international law. The focus is very much on understanding human rights as they are defined in law and considering different cases and appeals which have been brought under these acts and conventions.

*Course content subject to change