International Human Rights and Criminal Law

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Human Rights and Criminal Law

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • 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.

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