University of Huddersfield

International Law LLM

As one of the most vibrant and important fields in the world today, International Law influences personal, national and global perspectives in world affairs. Understanding where International Law has come from, why the law is constructed the way it is and the rules around how states should engage with each other, this LLM will questions of power, politics and dominance in the world, with the ideological separation of the global North and South and of the East and West.

Along with the foundational doctrines in International Law, you will examine how peoples can self-determine, how states are formed and when states can use force against other states or individuals as well as learning about landmark international court cases and their outcomes and effects.

This course will equip you with the academic abilities and employability skills which are relevant for a successful career in international affairs, diplomacy, international governmental organisations or policy thinktanks.

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 Law LLM

  • international lawyer.
  • consultant.
  • ambassador.
  • diplomat.
  • attaché
  • foreign correspondent.
  • legal officer within international organization.
  • NGO employee.

Course Details

Core Modules

Legal and Academic Skills
International Law
LLM Dissertation International Law

Option Modules

International Business Law and Practice
International Human Rights Law
Climate Change Law
International Commercial Arbitration
Intellectual Property Law and Global Markets
International Banking Law
Equality, Law and Justice
International Criminal Law
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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