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On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
(i) Demonstrate detailed knowledge of the normative evolution and substance of the UN international human rights framework;
(ii) Critically engage with the practice and procedure of the core UN human rights institutions i.e. the UN human rights treaty bodies as well as the system of special rapporteurs and universal periodic review of the UN Human Rights Council.
(iii) Have a good understanding of the interpenetration and interaction between the international human rights system and domestic human rights law and institutions;
(iv) Critically evaluate the operation and effectiveness of UN human rights procedures as legal and policy tools.
(iv) Be able to demonstrate inter-personal skills and competence in teamwork and interpersonal communication.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Assignment: Students will work individually to produce a practical resource/report relevant to the UN human rights procedural framework.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Journal: Individual, self-reflection by learning journal.||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
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