University of Huddersfield - International Criminal Law LLM

University of Huddersfield

International Criminal Law LLM

International Criminal Law is a relatively new and dynamic area of law. Its governance is complex, involving the interaction of global and regional bodies in an effort to hold individuals accountable for global atrocities committed in different parts of the world.

This LLM examines the foundations of international criminal law both prosecution and defence, exploring the relationship between the International Criminal Court and national criminal courts. It covers specific international crimes such as genocide and war crimes, evaluates international punishments such as the use of the death penalty, and considers evolving international crimes. This course will equip you with the academic abilities and employability skills which are relevant for a successful career within the field of international criminal law.

Entry Requirements

  • An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in any subject.
  • Other experience or qualifications that demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at the graduate level may be acceptable. Suitability for acceptance onto the course will be assessed through interviews.
  • IELTS is 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent.


Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing International Criminal Law LLM

  • Tax Attorney
  • Corporate lawyer
  • Employment lawyer
  • Real Estate Attorney
  • Divorce Attorney
  • Immigration Attorney
  • Estate Attorney
  • Public Defender

Course Details

Core Modules

Legal and Academic Skills
International Criminal Law
LLM Dissertation International Criminal Law

Option Modules

International Human Rights Law
International Law
Climate Change Law
International Commercial Arbitration
Intellectual Property Law and Global Markets
International Banking Law
Equality, Law, and Justice
International Business Law and Practice
International Environmental Law
International Corporate Governance
Cross-border Insolvency Law
Corporate Social Responsibility
International Protection of Refugees and Forced Migration
Renewable Energy Law
Oil and Gas Law
International Humanitarian Law
International Children’s Rights

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