Degree Requirements: Academic Year 1

Spring Semester (Starting in early January, deadline to apply is December 1)

  • Online course on International Human Rights Law (3 credits)
  • Elective Online course, optional (3 Credits)

First Three-Week Summer Session in Residence at WCL

  • Seminar (2 credits)*
  • Seminar (2 credits)*
  • Seminar (2 credits)*
  • *Seminars to be selected from the coursesoffered as part of the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Fall Semester

  • Online course on Advanced Human Rights Law (3 credits)
  • Elective Online course, optional (3 Credits)

Degree Requirements: Academic Year 2

Spring Semester

  • Research and writing project (independent study) *
  • Supervised externship*

*Students may be allowed to opt for a 2 to 4 credit thesis or a 2 to 4 credit supervised externship.

Second Three-Week Summer Session in Residence at WCL

  • Seminar (2 credits)*
  • Seminar (2 credits)*
  • Seminar (2 credits)*

    *Seminars to be selected from the courses offered as part of the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

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