Birmingham City University - INTERNATIONAL LAW - LLM

Birmingham City University


The LLM International Law analyses 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.

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum 2:2 class UK degree or international equivalent 

    in any subject area.



    6.5 overall with 6.0 minimum in all bands

Career Prospects

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.

Career opportunities after completing INTERNATIONAL LAW - LLM  

  • Legal Operations Manager.
  • Senior Legal Consultant.
  • International Trade law consultant.
  • Legal Counsel.
  • Regulatory affairs manager.
  • Corporate Lawyer.

Course Details

In order to complete this course, a student must successfully complete all the CORE modules totaling 100 credits and

 complete at least 80 credits from the Optional modules. You must select at least one optional module marked with an asterisk


Public International Law 20 credits
Advanced Legal Research Methods 20 credits
Dissertation, Live Project, or Placement 60 credits

Optional Modules

Human Rights in the Wider World 20 credits
International Women’s and Children’s Rights 20 credits
International Corporate Law 20 credits
Transnational Commercial Law 20 credits
Corporate Criminality and Tax Evasion 20 credits
Global Health Law 20 credits
Human Rights and the Environment 20 credits
International Intellectual Property Law 20 credits
Conflict Resolution in Business 20 credits
International Criminal Law 20 credits
Refugees and the Free Movement of People 20 credits
Global Comparative Competition Law 20 credits
Corporate Compliance 20 credits
International Insolvency Law 20 credits

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