|Study location||United Kingdom, City Centre Campus|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£12,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in any language
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each band)
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The LLM International Law analyses the how international law operates within the key areas of international human rights and international business law.
The end of the Second World War has witnessed not only the creation of numerous international organisations, but also an increased level of global interconnection and the creation of common standards in many areas. International Law has become an important area of study because of the role it plays in regulating the relationships between states and how different states shapes their laws and legal systems.
Therefore the knowledge and understanding of the legal aspects of international law and how international law operates in the areas of international business and international human rights law is an important attribute that is highly regarded by prospective employers such as academic institutions, non-governmental organisations and charities, policy and research organisations, and international organisations.
Our LLM International Law brings together different areas of international law and enables to critically examine how international operates within the fields of human rights and business law. The programme examines international law with the underlying philosophy of providing a structured programme characterised by sound theory and application to produce students capable of engaging with international institutions through their understanding of how law operates at the international level.
Additionally, our LLM provides an opportunity to acquire, or build upon existing skills gained from your undergraduate course – enhancing employment opportunities in the legal profession and providing a basis for progression to doctoral studies.
You will analyse and critically evaluate principle features of international law, including fundamental concepts, values, principles and rules, and the main institutions and procedures. You’ll also learn to evaluate complex legal issues, communicate complex and abstract ideas, and employ strategic transferable skills.
You will have the opportunity to undertake a placement as an alternative to a dissertation. In addition we have active, student-led Legal, Mooting and Debate Societies.
Our Student Mooting Society is one of the most successful in England, with our students reaching five finals in the past six years, regularly beating teams from some of the country’s most prestigious universities.