Business & Human Rights LLM

School of Social Sciences

From fake news and climate change to the gig economy, this course will help you understand the human rights impacts of business for your career

Start date

September 2021


12 months

Study mode

Full Time


Dundee City Campus

Achieving respect for human rights by business requires effective regulation as well as tools to implement human rights inside businesses.

This course combines legal knowledge with insights not just from Law but related disciplines, as well as real life practice.

Business and human rights expertise is increasingly in demand in legal practice and across established and new industrial sectors, finance, government, the media, and civil society organisations.

On this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to pursue a career in this emerging field.

With a wide choice of optional modules and dissertation topics you can acquire specialised expertise on human rights issues in areas including corporate governance, international trade and investment law, mining, energy, climate change, and water law.
You will be taught by internationally-recognised experts  with experience of advising governments and international businesses, legal practice and human rights advocacy.


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