Program

LL.M. in Human Rights and Duties

Program Code

LLMHRD

Level

Post Graduate

Duration

2 Year

Department name

Department of Human Rights and Duties
Semester Sr no CourseCode Course CourseCredit
Sem-1 1 LAW-401 Legal Theories 4
Sem-1 2 LAW-402 Indian Constitutional Law: The New Challenges 4
Sem-1 3 LAW-403 Public International Law 4
Sem-1 4 LAW 404 - J International Perspectives of Human Rights and Duties 4
Sem-1 5 LAW 405 - J International Order of Human Rights and Duties 4
Sem-1 6 LAW 406 - J International Humanitarian and Refugee Laws 4
Sem-2 1 LAW-407 Judicial Process 4
Sem-2 2 LAW-408 Law and Social Transformation of India 4
Sem-2 3 LAW-409 Legal Research Methodology 4
Sem-2 4 LAW 410 - J Social Movements and Human Rights in India 4
Sem-2 5 LAW 411 - J Criminal Justice System and Human Rights 4
Sem-2 6 LAW 412 - J Science and Technology and Human Rights 4
Sem-3 1 LAW 501 - J Women and Human Rights 4
Sem-3 2 LAW 502 - J Human Rights and Children 4
Sem-3 3 LAW 503 - J Human Rights of Disadvantaged People and Vulnerable Groups 4
Sem-3 4 LAW 504 - J Human Rights and Environment Protection 4
Sem-3 5 LAW 505 - J Emerging Dimensions of Human Rights and Duties 4
Sem-3 6 LAW 506 - J Problem, Protection and Enforcement of Human Rights 4
Sem-4 1 LAW 507 PR Class Room Teaching 4
Sem-4 2 LAW 508 PR Doctrinal Research 4
Sem-4 3 LAW 509 PR Non-Doctrinal Research 4
Sem-4 4 LAW 510 PR Clinical Research Report 4
Sem-4 5 LAW 511 PT Dissertation, Submission of Thesis & Viva-Voce 8
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Fees
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HPP/Self Finance Morning 14 3 8 2 5 15000 15000
Eligibility Criteria
  • Qualification : Bachelor of Laws (LL. B.) || Subject : Any Subject || Percentage : 50
  • PO1: Human rights are an important parameter for a just society, Thus, on completion of this Master degree specialisation programme future lawyers must be able to assess any programme of social transformation with reference to them and to deal with violations related to the issues concerning to Various Rights and Duties.
  • PO2: On completion of this Master degree with specialisation in Human Rights and Duties Students have opportunity to work in international law firms dealing with human rights issues, as well as NGOs and other organizations as an expert.
  • PO3: Students can get employment in various sectors such as a Legal Officer in Government and public sector, and academics as a teacher.
  • PO4: The course helps to evolve strategies and schemes for tracking such attitudes like employing bonded labour, practicing unwatchability and help members to internalize more human and egalitarian approach in their social relations.
  • PO5: The Master’s Degree serves as a basis for further higher studies in this field such as M.Phil. or Ph.D.
  • PO6: This course is intended to highlight the concept of human rights, their evolution and their importance in our society now, particularly in the era of privatisation, globalisation and liberalisation. The course is also designed to deal with the basic framework of Indian Human Rights jurisprudence.
  • PO7: This program will also enable students to be self-employed and become successful lawyer or Human Rights activist.
  • PO8: This program will develop comprehending and analytical skills in students which will enable them to take effective decisions and become ethical employees and citizens.
  • PO9: This program will sensitize the learner about Human Rights issues and develop a basic understanding of Human Rights and their enforcement.
  • PO10: This Programme is beneficial to provide students with a set of critical reflection that draw upon the varied global and local social and political contexts in which Human Rights operate.
  • PSO1: Human rights are an important parameter for a just society and future lawyers must be able to assess any programme of social transformation with reference to them and to deal with violations related to the issues concerning to Various Rights and Duties.
  • PSO2: The curriculum consists of the study of a wide range of legislation that is useful in handling the violations and privation of human rights and contributes to society by ensuring an open and unbiased environment.
  • PSO3: The motive of this programme to develop the student’s skill in the field of writing case studies, reports on conditions around the world, engaging in advocacy to publicise and reduce human rights violations, lobbying, litigation, and promoting human rights practices in social and political structures.
  • PSO4: This program gives an exposure to students to sharpen his/her career in the legal sector and become a champion of Human Rights protection and contribute to the Society.
  • PSO5: This program will create an understanding of the kind of rights related topics and its interring relationship with other faculty of humanities which embody human rights and promote them in practice.
  • PSO6: This program will develop the ability to increase the knowledge of law students with respect to Human Rights and Duties.
  • PSO7: This program will focus student’s attention on the underlying values of human rights and to explore various international and national legal frameworks like international law, refugee law etc.
  • PSO8: This program will give insights as how to evaluate the impact of various social and political movements and will help them to work in the field of human rights jurisprudence in larger interests of the society and rights of Individuals.
  • PSO9: This program will provide students with an understanding of research, types of research, types of data, data collection tools and statistical methods to undertake research. Moreover, students will develop the skills of research proposal, research report writing and presentation.
  • PSO10: This Programme help in knowing ways and means to protect your Human Rights against unjustified actions by any Government Agency, Army, Police, Private Citizens / Companies, or even Court Action.
  • PSO11: This programme is to provide an insight into the meaning and significance of various human rights in the contemporary era with an in-depth knowledge about various legislations and conceptual framework mechanisms developed at the international and national level for protection and promotion of such rights.
  • PSO12: This programme sensitizing the students by providing fundamental knowledge on preventing and ending human rights abuses about monitoring human rights development.
  • PSO13: To grow proper orientation towards legal education to become a skilled law teacher.
Subject Name: Class Room Teaching

Statements: Allow instructors to indicate what knowledge, skills and abilities students are expected to have mastered at the end of their course allow them to communicate expectations to students.

Statements: Provide students with a way to articulate the knowledge and abilities that they have gained and to express what they know to others.

Statements: Students can assist departments and program to think about their curriculums. When outcomes are defined, departments can map the outcomes onto the courses that they teach to identify areas within the program where outcomes may overlap (or otherwise be redundant) or where gaps may exist.

Statements: The students after completion of their master degree will be well equipped with teaching styles, teaching objectives and teaching methods.

Subject Name: Doctrinal Research

Statements: It will help student to use available published information for research work.

Statements: Student could improve their analytical and cognitive abilities.

Statements: This subject will help the students to enhance their research, analytical and writing skills.

Subject Name: Non-Doctrinal Research

Statements: Learn the Tabulation of collected primary data.

Statements: Learn various methods of primary data collection such as questioner method, interview method, sampling method.

Statements: To understand the difference between Induction and deduction.

Statements: To understand the importance of Socio Legal Research.

Statements: To understand the important aspects of Doctrinal and non-doctrinal.

Statements: To understand the Relevance of empirical research.

Subject Name: Clinical Research Report

Statements: This subject will help the students to acquaint with analyse the practical approach dealt by different institute.

Subject Name: International Perspectives of Human Rights and Duties

Statements: An improved ability to think analytically about the implementation and development of international human rights law and to apply this body of law in your own professional and national setting.

Statements: An understanding of the principles and institutions of international human rights law, including their origins, assumptions, contents, limits and potential

Statements: It will help students to understand the importance of the fundamental principle, its concept, Concern and Source of international obligations for Human Rights. As well as Capacity to exercise rights and comply with obligations under International law with international norms and standards for human rights and Duties.

Statements: Student(s) able to work in conjunction with human rights specialists and other scholars in expanding knowledge about human rights as well as promoting respect for the values they embody and symbolise.

Subject Name: International Order of Human Rights and Duties

Statements: An improved ability to think about the Multifarious rights, which was evolved in the generational phase through implementation and development of international human rights law and to apply this body of law in your own professional and national setting;

Statements: Critically assess specific areas of international human rights law with reference to relevant legal instruments and contemporary cases.

Statements: Draft a legal document in the form of a submission, reasoned opinion, declaration or resolution concerning a specific area of human rights.

Statements: Explain and describe the characteristics of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, power and functions of the Inter-American Court on Human Rights and Distinguish between human rights and people’s rights under the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights.

Subject Name: International Humanitarian and Refugee Laws

Statements: An improved ability to analyse and conduct research on International Instruments on Humanitarian law and status of IDPs, stateless persons and Refugee with national and international legal framework.

Statements: An improved ability to think analytically about the implementation and development of Humanitarian law and Law for Protection of Refugee.

Statements: An understanding of the principles and institutions of International Humanitarian law and Refugee laws including its origins, fundamental rules and sources.

Statements: Intends to equip the students with the awareness of the various problems of refugees and to inspire them to critically evaluate the international conventions and national legislation.

Subject Name: Social Movements and Human Rights in India

Statements: It empowers them with knowledge about growth of human rights movement in the country that will open vast area of human rights research to the students.

Statements: knowledge about the growth of Social Movement in India since the British Colonial era when civil liberties consciousness was nurtured through various social reform and political movements against British undemocratic rules with Human Rights perception and social evils of Indian society.

Statements: Student will learn about Human Rights violation during Emergency period in 1975, and kind of Social Movements for upliftment of various disadvantage people in the society and its mechanism of Protection.

Statements: To able to analyse the growth of social movements through NGOs in India to protect Human Rights and learn about notion of fundamental rights under Indian Constitution with its role, functioning and critical appraisal.

Statements: To understand he undemocratic social structure and institutions such as caste, ethnicity, religion threatening ethos of Indian Democracy with impact of Peasant, Feminist, Dalit, Tribal and Environment movements in India.

Subject Name: Criminal Justice System and Human Rights

Statements: After this course students will be able to analyse, interpret and assess the challenges posed to the implementation of human Rights in criminal justice and may provide legal aid to various victims of crime in their vicinity.

Statements: It empowers them with knowledge of mechanism which is responsible for providing justice to the victims of crime, lacunas existing in the system and mechanism to address the loopholes.

Statements: The student will be able to understand the concept of Crimes, its causes and various forms of crime. They can analyse the relevancy and adequacy of various forms of rights of the accused Prescribed by Indian law, The Prison system in India and reforms needed if any.

Statements: To able to analyse the Issues related to Drug trafficking and its legal framework.

Statements: To sensitize the students with human right issues regarding administration of criminal justice and makes them understand issues of human rights violations occurring in society.

Subject Name: Science and Technology and Human Rights

Statements: Define human rights perspective on new torture technologies like electric shock, trauma- inducing drugs and psychotropic substances and other medical issues.

Statements: Distinguish between positive & negative role of science & technology and its Impact on Human Rights.

Statements: Explain the impact of invitro fertilization and surrogate parenthood, abortion, organ transplant, Human performance augmenting drugs and its technologies and euthanasia on human rights.

Statements: To understand the needs for legal framework and regulatory control of science and technology and can study these aspects so as to strike a balance between essential principles of human rights, sustainable development, ethics, etc., with science and technology at the same time.

Statements: Understand the interrelationship of science, technology and human rights and its impact on ethics, morality and privacy.

Subject Name: Women and Human Rights

Statements: The students will be able to understand the gender equality.

Statements: This course will go a long way in capacity building of women in particular and shunning violence against them.

Statements: To empower them personally and help them create a gender sensitive society by offering legal aid in their surroundings.

Statements: To enhance awareness of students regarding legal provisions and working of different institutions in protecting human rights of women. So, Students may become champions of human rights of women.

Statements: To sensitize the students on women’s human rights issues so as to promote a conducive society where women may live in violence free atmosphere and may contribute in the overall development of the society and nation.

Subject Name: Human Rights and Children

Statements: An improved ability to conduct research on child related issues and getting solutions for the same.

Statements: An improved ability to think analytically about the implementation and development of international and national mechanism for child’s rights.

Statements: An understanding of the concept and history of national and international norms of protection of children.

Statements: To access the institutional framework for cross-national collaboration and the exchange of information.

Subject Name: Human Rights of Disadvantaged People and Vulnerable Groups

Statements: Achieve ability to assess the practical effectiveness of different mechanisms for implementing or enforcing human rights of disadvantage people and vulnerable groups.

Statements: An understanding of concept of exclusion and marginalization of disadvantage people and vulnerable groups.

Statements: Causal factors of human rights violations, human rights norms, and legal remedies available to these disadvantage people and vulnerable groups in national and International legal framework.

Statements: Understand key topics in LGBTQ and human rights in a multifaceted way and conduct careful, rigorous research on human rights and LGBTQ issues.

Subject Name: Human Rights and Environment Protection

Statements: Student will be able to analyse the Concept of sustainable development and statutory position on environment law, international status to address environmental issues and challenges and will be able to translate the same in National perspective.

Statements: Students will get the knowledge about the Environment (protection) Act, powers of central government and state government to make laws and Environment Tribunals.

Statements: To analyses the various Conferences and conventions relating to environment.

Statements: To make the students aware about the provisions under the Indian Constitution for protection of environment and the various legislative measures. It also provides an opportunity to the students to understand the activist role played by Indian Judiciary in protection of environment and evolution of different principles.

Statements: To understand the historical growth of the idea of human rights in relation with environment protection and can demonstrate an awareness of the international context of human rights.

Subject Name: Emerging Dimensions of Human Rights and Duties

Statements: An improved the ability to think about climate change that is already undermining the realisation of a broad range of internationally protected human rights: rights to health and even life; rights to food, water, shelter and property; rights associated with livelihood and culture; with migration and resettlement; understanding the construction of an international climate change regime too has rights implications. Mitigation policies have clear human rights dimensions.

Statements: An understanding of conceptual framework with specific terms, that, how violations of human rights may be linked to particular acts of corruption. It also builds links between specific acts of corruption and specific violations of rights. Student(s) Knows how organisations can promote human rights while working to end corruption.

Statements: Analyse the right to information under the Indian Constitution and develop the understanding on the right to information is important for good governance. Identify right to information under International Conventions.

Statements: To analyses the constitutional perspective on right to health as fundamental right and Indicate the measures for the realization of the right to health and Identify the impact of health policies, programmes and practices on human rights.

Subject Name: Problem, Protection and Enforcement of Human Rights

Statements: An understand some specific societal problem of Human Rights violation against weaker sections and legislative provisions for their protection and explain the constitutional vision of social justice.

Statements: Conceptualize the scope of whistle blowing in constitutional governance and describe the merits and demerits of the decision-making institutions and distinguish the working of Courts and Tribunals.

Statements: Explain the judicial, legal and administrative issues involving the access to justice as human rights.

Statements: Familiarising students with the judicial activism in protecting human rights and enables them to evaluate the adequacy of the methods of enforcement.

Statements: Student will be able to analyse and identify state obligation to the promotion and protection of human rights under the United Nations Charter at national level with its mechanism and Role of NGO and education of Human rights.

Subject Name: Dissertation, Submission of Thesis & Viva-Voce

Statements: Student could improve your analytical and cognitive abilities.

Statements: This subject will help the students to enhance their research, analytical and writing skills.

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Gujarat University

Admission 2023
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