discipline

Human rights and international law

Delve into the key contemporary issues and developments around the world that stem from human rights and international law. You’ll cover topics such as jurisdictions and immunity through to refugees and the use of force.

Deakin's international academic partnerships: over 400

Law at Deakin: ranked in the top 101-150 in the world*

Career opportunities

Opportunities exist in the legal profession, business and management roles across a wide range of organisations, government services, and industrial relations.

You may forge a career here in Australia or further abroad in:

  • diplomatic service
  • legal aid
  • law reform
  • the media
  • public administration
  • research
  • teaching either in schools or universities.

*2017 QS World University Rankings

Postgraduate

Postgraduate (further study)

A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master’s and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.

Research

Higher Degrees by Research (supervised research)

Research degrees are research based master’s or PhD programs that focus on a single area of expertise. They provide students the opportunity to carry out highly specialised research under expert supervision.

Learn from the experts

Our teaching staff have a wealth of human rights and international law experience between them –  meaning that you'll be learning from the very best in the sector.

Research with us

If you're passionate about human rights and you're keen to make a difference to the world, take on a higher degree by research.

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