University of East London

Course Introduction

The course offers a critical analysis of the complex matrix of law, organizations, practices and ideas that together, make up the world economy; develop a critical awareness of, and an ability to employ, competing analytical frameworks within the discourse surrounding the world economy; explore issues from a variety of disciplines including law, economics, politics, and history and so appreciate their relevance for the understanding of the world economy; promote debates about the role of international law in developing the framework for the world economy; identify and deal with the consequences of the global economy in national contexts and develop interdisciplinary strategies for given situations.

Course Modules

Modules include: Law of the world trade organization; globalisation; dissertation; plus options including: transnational corporations; economic integration in developing countries; international environmental law; law and development; international human rights.

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