What Will You Study

Combining teaching from the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR) and the Law School, this degree develops skills, ability and knowledge in the field of International Relations. Students without prior study of politics, law or international relations are encouraged, but are expected to work hard to make up the gap to master advanced level study of these subjects.

Core modules:

  • International Law
  • Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations
  • Dissertation

Optional modules:

(Subject to change; choose two. Option choices determine award of LLB or MA degree).

  • Environmental Law
  • European and International Competition Law
  • European Union Law
  • Gender, Sexualities and Human Rights
  • Independent Research Module
  • International Business Law and Institutions
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Family Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • 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
  • Transitional Justice

Please see PPR Politics section for related options.