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Below is a selection of dissertation titles from our LLM students,

  • Human Rights Abuses of Muslim Women.
  • The External Competences of the European Communities and the European Union
  • An Examination of Shareholder Verses Stakeholder Argument in Relation to Corporate Governance
  • Are raising the standards of human rights and promoting the respect for international humanitarian law contradictory or complementary objectives for International intervention in post-conflict situations?
  • Non-Executive Director is an important element in the Anglo-American corporate legal system
  • Environment and trade
  • Regulatory Networks: Role of Law and the Future of Developing States?
  • The EU constitution, UK parliamentary sovereignty and foreign policy
  • Is extensive use of the powers of stop and search an infringement of civil liberties or a legitimate stratagem in controlling crime?
  • Transplantation of Corporate Legal regimes: Does it promote better corporate governance?
  • A Critical assessment of the African Commission after 18 years of existence
  • The Protection of Minority Shareholders' Rights: Remedies to Unfair Prejudice and Premises for Bringing Proceedings
  • To what extent does the WTO dispute settlement system promote free trade under the new GATT regime?
  • The protection of minority shareholders
  • The application of "Non-executive directors" system in China and its future
  • EU: Should the free movement of goods take a backseat to Environmental protection?
  • The Internationalisation of Competition Law (antitrust law)
  • The legal thinking of the security of paying on line in EC law
  • Is International Law workable in theory and Unworkable in Practice?
  • The Key to the Central Asia for International Trade
  • EC Antitrust Modernisation: Which Challenges? For Whom?
  • What are the arguments for and against 'stakeholder theory'? Examine several arguments for and against the theory
  • Guantanamo Bay: legal status, jurisdiction, detainees
  • Human rights, companies and international institutions in the context of globalization
  • Transnational Merger and Acquisition
  • The regulation of online gambling from a consumer protection perspective
  • Counter Terrorism, Sate Security & Civil Liberties: A Critical study with special reference to developments since 9/11
  • Children and Poverty
  • Possible punitive measures that could be taken against those who commit human right abuses
  • Global strategies against high level corruption
  • The role of international law in promoting order and justice in sub-Saharan Africa, with the intension of looking at the challenges facing the African Union as the new regional body taking over from the Organisation of African Unity and especially the African Court of Human of Human Rights and the proposed Africa Court of Justice.
  • Terrorism and the media
  • International HR law to alleviate poverty as a critical factor in making poverty reduction effective and sustainable
  • International Environmental law: Climate change (and sustainable development) and the need to protect the atmosphere
  • Compare and contrast the Corporate Governance system of a least two countries
  • Critically examine the legal and governance restrains on excessive executive director remuneration from the perspective of corporate governance
  • Refugee and Internally displaced peoples
  • Events since the year 2000 show that International Humanitarian Law is in need of serious reform
  • The problems surrounding the definition of terrorism
  • The way war is presented and discuss issues in relation to a definition of terrorism - the benefits that a universal definition would bring - whether a universal definition is possible
  • The Human Right to Food as a fundamental right: The case of food politicisation in Zimbabwe
  • Analysis of the role the NGSs played in the former Yugoslavia conflict focusing on their missions, their objectives and particularly on the role they played in the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
  • Free movement of goods in the European Union
  • Financing Terrorism / IRA
  • Achieving 'a high common level of consumer protection' in Europe through EU Consumer Policy: The case of maximum and minimum harmonization and European Contract Law

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