Course Overview

Collaboratively delivered via the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR) and the Law School, this programme has three core modules, which examine different aspects of diplomacy, foreign policy, and international law, providing a strong introduction to the field.              

Teaching draws upon distinguished practitioners with experience in the field and may include student trips to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London, European Union organisations in Brussels and international organisations in Geneva.

Core modules:

  • International Law
  • Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
  • Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
  • Dissertation

Optional modules

(Subject to change; choose two)

Option choices determine award of LLB or MA degree.

Environmental Law

European Union Law

European and International Competition Law

Independent Research Module

International Business Law and Institutions

International Criminal Law

International Environmental Law

International Family Law

International Human Rights Law

International Humanitarian Law (Armed Conflict)

International Terrorism and the Law

Law and Global Health

Law of International Organisations and Institutions

Rights of Peoples

The Right to Adequate Food as a Human Right