Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3198: Business and Human Rights Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.


NQF Level 6
Credits 15 ECTS Value 7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (12 weeks)

Academic staff

Ben Hudson (Convenor)





Available via distance learning


Business and Human Rights Law provides a captivating introduction to this fast-moving topic of global importance. Business is everywhere and it impacts us all, whoever we are and wherever we may live. This module examines the obligations of business to uphold human rights and traces the development of a nascent international legal framework tailored to achieving this aim.

You should take this module if you are interested in enhancing your knowledge and understanding of the human rights implications of business; responsible business practices; and the protection of human rights at the international, regional and domestic levels.

No prior knowledge of business or international human rights law is required to study on this module.

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