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Social Justice for Human Rights

Module code: LLMP 5305

Module description

There are human rights to freedom of expression, freedom of association and freedom of religion and belief. Should there be human rights to education, health and housing? We will consider the question of whether economic, social and cultural rights should be justiciable and investigate the protection of these rights on global, regional and national levels. We will investigate how human rights law protects particular rights such as the right to education.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Tutorials: 2 hours (optional)


  • Essay: 100%

Additional costs: Students may choose purchase one or more textbooks relevant to the module. Students may choose to attend the optional Study days and incur travel/accommodation costs.