What Will You Study

This programme introduces you to the structure of the international legal system, its relationship with national law, the sources and subjects of international law, and the law’s application to contemporary situations such as the environment, territory and the use of force. The taught modules give you a broad range of options for the study of different aspects of international law, allowing you to create a programme that matches your interests.

This scheme offers two optional pathways, the programme of which will be confirmed by the student at registration:

  • Studying five modules with a 20,000 word dissertation
  • Studying six modules with a 15,000 word dissertation

Core modules:

  • International Law
  • Dissertation

 Optional modules:

(Subject to change; choose four)

  • Corporations in International Business Law
  • Environmental 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
  • 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

Any other LLM module may be taken with permission from the Director.