Durham University

Durham University

International Law and Governance

This programme enables students to explore particular aspects of international law and governance, international and regional institutional law, international dispute settlement, international human rights and international humanitarian law and international economic law amongst others, in greater depth. .

Entry requirements

The programme will demand a very good degree in law or in a related discipline. A good degree in the United Kingdom is a 2.1 at 65% or equivalent; this will be the minimum requirement. Students with foreign qualifications will conform to the minimum requirements for admission.

Course modules

Core modules: fundamental issues in international legal governance; applied research methods in law; dissertation. Optional modules: law of the world trade organisation (wto); international investment law; international dispute resolution; international humanitarian law; international peace and security law; global environmental law; law of the sea; international human rights and development; international criminal law; history and theory in international law; the European union as a global actor.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time - 1 years

Campus details

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Key information

Law School
Telephone number: 
0191 334 6847