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5820F - International Law and Global Challenges LLM

International Law and Global Challenges LLM

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Start in: September 2021

Our LLM International Law and Global Challenges focuses on the issues facing today's international lawyers. Study the complex and dynamic nature of the international legal system and its role in foreign affairs.

Overview

This master's in international law is one of four taught Master of Laws (LLM) we offer. It's suitable for graduates of any background. It's ideal if you’re interested in gaining a better understanding of how the law shapes and influences international affairs.

Our LLM International Law and Global Challenges gives you the knowledge, insights and practical skills to enhance your career in practice, the public, private or diplomatic sectors or academia. If you're pursuing another career path, it will enhance your understanding of how the law shapes and influences international affairs.

You can create your own specialised programme of study that matches your legal interests and career aspirations with this flexible master's in international law. You can choose from a wide range of optional modules to complement your core studies, including:

  • the role of law in international affairs
  • diplomacy and dispute settlement
  • human rights law
  • international crime
  • the protection of foreign investment

Dedicated one-to-one support is also given to help you research and write a dissertation on an area of law you feel passionate about.

You can also join the University's society for students with an interest in Law.

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What you'll learn

Throughout this master's in international law you'll study contemporary issues in public international law.

You'll develop your knowledge and expertise in:

  • international dispute settlement
  • international organisations
  • the role of individuals in the international legal system

You'll also learn a variety of legal-specific research skills through our Legal Research Skills and Methods module.

You can also choose from a range of our other master's modules, with the permission of the Degree Programme Director.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

Your future

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Facilities

The Law School has an extensive library situated within the School. To ensure everyone’s safety all items will be available via a click and collect service at the start of the 2020/21 academic year. Students also have access to an extensive range of online sources via databases such as Westlaw and Lexis/Nexis.

We have:

  • dedicated study spaces for LLM students
  • a student common room
  • a purpose-built Mooting Room

Access to these facilities will be reduced at the start of 2020/21 but we hope to make them accessible during the year as conditions allow.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021


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Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Gemma Hayton
Admissions Secretary
Newcastle Law School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 8736
Email: newcastle.law-school@ncl.ac.uk

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