Aberystwyth Law School, Living the Law Since 1901

Human Rights and Social Justice

Main Subjects

International Human Rights Law (Postgraduate)

In today’s potentially dangerous societies, Human Rights are vital in protecting individual rights. The United Nations, various NGO’s and other National mechanisms have a role to play in safeguarding rights around the world.

Criminology of Human Rights violations

Explore the use of Criminal law and sanctions against individuals and organisations involving the perpetration of atrocities.

Youth crime and youth justice

Challenge how the media distorts and directs the reporting about youth crime by describing the nature, context and extent of youth offending.  Understand why young people commit offences and how the youth justice system responds to children and young people in trouble.

Employability and Skills

 

Research

Alumni