University of East London

Course Introduction

The programme is to provide a range of local, national, international and global themes for study in a critical legal perspective; it provides considerable freedom to individual students to devise their own programme by choosing from the varied options available; students, thus, have the opportunity to link previous or current experience to academic inquiry; it engender excellent research and writing skills based on stronger foundations and better understanding of the role of law in a contemporary context; the objective of the programme is to promote better understanding of law related frameworks in areas such as human rights, international law, development, refugees, minority rights and Islam.

Course Modules

Modules include: Current issues and research in international law; international human rights; international refugee law; globalisation; Islamic legal cultures; feminist legal theory; law of armed conflict; law and development; Islamic legal theories; law and policy in the Middle East; international environment law; Islam and human rights; legal theory; law of the World Trade Organisation; international criminal law; regulation of transnational corporations; work'based project; dissertation.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree in law, social sciences or humanities or another appropriate discipline (or recognised international equivalent). IELTs 6.5 with 6.0 in all components.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £12,100  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £9,360  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £1,560  Single Module. First year home fees