Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

This course offers students an opportunity to study a range of courses on the role and place of law in international affairs. Questions of international Law are increasingly an important part of domestic litigation in almost all jurisdictions.

Course Modules

Modules include: Courts in comparative perspective; external relations law of the european union; international and comparative social justice; international criminal law; international economic law; international environmental law; international law of armed conflict and the use of force; international law of the sea; international law on the rights of the child; international tax law; international trade and investment dispute settlement; law of economic crime; law of finance and foreign investment in emerging economies; law of treaties; traditional knowledge and genetic resources; climate change law and policy; international natural resources law; cyberspace law; international trade and intellectual property law; international human rights law; terrorism and human rights; regulation of international trade; energy regulation and policy; international cybercrimes and investigations; indigenous rights: selected issues in practice and theory; international law and indigenous peoples ; terrorism and human rights: constitutional perspectives; migration, security and human rights; international refugee and migration law; international refugee law; international migration law; international investment law and policy; international investment law; regulation of international investment and public policy.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants must have a degree in Law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify. Non'law graduates: Non'law graduates with a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non'law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least 5 years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £18,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £12,600  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time