Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck, University of London

International Economic Law (intensive)

This programme enables you to tailor your studies to your professional and research interests. You choose 1 out of 2 critical pathways, electing to combine the study of international economic law with either finance and global markets or with justice and development. Both pathways draw on cutting-edge critical research to examine contemporary issues and problems.

Course modules

You choose 1 pathway within the programme: International Finance and Economic Law (Intensive); or International Economic Law, Justice and Development (Intensive). Within your chosen pathway, you take 3 core modules, one of which is a dissertation, and choose 3 option modules. If you are studying part-time, you take 2 core modules and choose 1 option module in Year 1, before undertaking your dissertation and choosing 2 further option modules in Year 2. Option modules may be chosen from any of the approved Level 7 intensive options offered in that year by the School of Law. LLM International Finance and Economic Law (Intensive) pathway: Dissertation LLM International Economic Law (Intensive); Introduction to International Economic Law, Justice and Development (Intensive); Introduction to the Law of International Finance . LLM International Economic Law, Justice and Development (Intensive) pathway: Advanced International Economic Law, Justice and Development (Intensive); Dissertation LLM International Economic Law (Intensive); Introduction to International Economic Law, Justice and Development (Intensive) . Option modules: Advanced International Economic Law, Justice and Development (Intensive); Conflict, Intervention and Human Rights: Contemporary Challenges; Cultures of Human rights (Intensive); Introduction to International Economic Law, Justice and Development (Intensive); Introduction to the Law of International Finance; Issues in International Law and Human Rights (Intensive); Risk, rights and responsibility: governing epidemics and regulating health; Southern Perspectives on Constitutional and Political Transformation; The History and Philosophy of Human Rights (Intensive) . Please note: not all option modules will be available every year.

Assessment methods

Final assessment for each compulsory and optional module is based on a 4000-word essay. You have to take a compulsory dissertation module and are required to submit an 8000-10,000-word dissertation, due in September.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time January 2019 GBP 16,400 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
LLM Full-time January 2019 GBP 10,725 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
LLM Part-time January 2019 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
LLM Part-time January 2019 GBP 5,375 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus WC1E 7HX London

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