The LLM in Peace Operations, Humanitarian Law and Conflict provides students with a comprehensive insight into global frameworks of international humanitarian law and human rights protection with the addition of a peacekeeping specialisation. This interdisciplinary programme focuses on UN peacekeeping and related operations to provide insights into the peace operations and conflict resolution frameworks.This unique programme offering combines issues relating to peacekeeping, international humanitarian law, human rights and conflict resolution to prepare graduates for work in the field of international peace operations with international organisations, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and as individual advocates.Course Highlights:The Irish Centre for Human Rights is one the world’s premier university-based institutions for the study and promotion of human rights. Defence Force experience is recognised. Those who have participated in peacekeeping activities can obtain credit for a full semester course (15 credits) on submission of a written assignment reviewing field experience and evaluating lessons learned. Expert lecturers deliver programme modules. Our academics are internationally recognised scholars with world-class expertise and reputations. Field trips to the military barracks of the Irish Defence Forces and the opportunity to travel to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.Unique qualification on conflict, peacekeeping and human rights through specialised modules such as peace support operations and international human rights.Seminars, conferences and workshops ensures engagement with world-leading practitioners and scholars in the field of peacekeeping and human rights law.Career Support with assistance in seeking career opportunities by drawing on the expertise of a global network of alumni and an outstanding network of contacts.Assessment is primarily through research papers, presentations and minor thesis rather than exams.
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Rolling Deadline; Minimum H2.1 degree GPA equivalency