Human Rights & Asylum Law Degree

Masters 1.5 Years (3 semesters)
Doctorate 2 Years (4 semesters)

Course Description: An academic platform designed with particular and specific interest and engagement in legal (substantive and procedural) focus on Human Rights. The arena of study will encompass an array of rights for the preservation of individual self-determination, protection for persecution based on various legally identified classes of grouped persons. Individual protection from political or legally abusive processes, corruption, torture in custody. The program will address issues of immigration, refugee and asylum eligibility and rights, as well the development of climate refugees. Premier globally recognized conventions, laws and codes in the protection of these rights and the evolution if same.

Provide the historical context of the development of Human Rights. Exposure to modern day slavery – Human trafficking. The reflective and comparability of each of the premier legal platforms as well as the non-collaborative nature of these platforms as affected by political interest and dispositions.

This course gives student / participant the essential skills in identifying meritocratic cases and scenarios negotiation, communication, international law, cultural sensitivities and language proficiency. Emphasizing practical awareness of this commerce sector students will matriculate with an empowerment to engage professionally and actively in the physical trade sector.

Mission: To provide an academic platform for advanced education of legal professionals / lawyers committed to engaging as practitioners and defenders of Human Rights.   To empower our graduates as the best informed, educated and dedicated Human Rights Defenders.

Academic Goals: To inculcate certain fundamental core principals in the academic matriculation of student candidates as professional practitioner as Legal Professionals of expertise in Human Rights Law.

  • Provide a substantive and comprehensive understanding of Human Rights Law
  • Set forth a practicable understanding of various Human Rights conventions and codes.
  • Recognition of the historical context giving rise to International Courts of Law and Tribunals.
  • Assess the meritocratic and objective standards that are legally recognized in evaluating eligibility of protection.
  • Development of law as it relates to refuges of war and conflict, as the predictable rise of refugees of climate.
  • Violations of Self Determination, freedom for torture while incarcerated, and evaluation of politics and corruption as a tool of persecution
  • Apply recognized legal parameters or create the legal format necessary to establish and maintain compliance, respect and protection of Human Rights.