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LLM (Human Rights)

LLM (Human Rights)

Sharda School of Law (SOL)

  • Programme Code


  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    1 Year

About the Programme

LLM in Human Rights at Sharda University is a one-year postgraduation programme that is designed for students interested in learning about the fundamental rights of every human being and gain knowledge about the issues related to women and gender, labour, refugees, children and criminal justice. The programme includes the study of various laws and rights that every individual possess. The curriculum consists of the study of a wide range of legislation that is useful in handling the violations and privation of human rights and contributes to society by ensuring an open and unbiased environment.   One of the primary objectives of the programme is to provide legal professionals who are incredibly efficient and can successfully operate in and deal with new challenges in the society associated with human rights violation.

The programme equips candidates with an in-depth knowledge about various legislations and conceptual framework of the   human rights protection systems and trains them to deal with violations related to the issues concerning to right to food, right to education, right to health, rights of women against violence and exploitation and the breach of law based on caste, religion and region. The programme focuses on preventing and ending human rights abuses by providing fundamental knowledge to the candidates about monitoring human rights development, writing case studies and reports on conditions around the world, engaging in advocacy to publicise and reduce human rights violations, lobbying, litigation, and promoting human rights practices in social and political structures.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1:To provide the students higher learning in law in specialized legal areas.
  • PEO2:To promote research in Social Legal areas.
  • PEO3:To inculcate values of lifelong learning and being a responsible citizen to uphold spirit of the constitution with global outlook
  • PEO4: To Develop Entrepreneurship Skills

Methods of Forming PEO’s

  • STEP 1 : The needs of the Nation and society are identified through scientific publications, industry interaction and media.
  • STEP 2: Taking the above into consideration, the PEOs are established by the Coordination Committee of the department.
  • STEP 3: The PEOs are communicated to the student, employer and their suggestions are obtained.
  • STEP 4: The PEOs are communicated to all the faculty members of the department and their feedback is obtained.
  • STEP 5: The PEOs are then put to the Board of Studies of the department for final approval.               

This course is for individuals who...

Interested in pursuing a profession in Human Rights and are interested in learning about the legal and conceptual framework of human rights should opt for this programme. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with an analytical and critical state of mind will ensure success in this field. Network building and management skills are also essential to be a good match for this programme.

Students who are looking for...

Anyone looking for a rewarding career in the legal sector and want to contribute to the social and intellectual growth of the country should opt for this programme. Anyone who understands the concept of teamwork, understand the value of justice in the society is an ideal fit.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 150000
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA 3200
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • LL.B from University/Colleges/Institutions recognized by UGC as eligible for enrolment as an advocate in India with minimum 50% marks.
  • Proficiency in English communication
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Government Relations State Advocacy Officer
  • Communication and Documentation Officer
  • Research Associate
  • Client Relationship Manager
  • Human Rights Lawer
  • Lecturer/Professor
  • Red Cross
  • National and State Human Rights Commissions
  • Commonwealth Human Rights Initiatives
  • Oxfam International
  • CRY
  • Human Right Watch
  • Amnesty International
  • Liberty
  • Miracle Foundation

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