Lancaster University

Lancaster University

International Law and International Relations

Combining teaching from the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR) and the Law School, this degree develops skills, ability and knowledge in the field of International Relations. Students without prior study of politics, law or international relations are encouraged, but are expected to work hard to make up the gap to master advanced level study of these subjects. A student is awarded either an LLM or an MA degree dependent on the weighting of law and politics courses studied. A major factor will be the department responsible for the supervision of the final dissertation.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class Honours degree. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules include: International law; major approaches to the study of international relations; dissertation. Option modules may include: International human rights; law of international organisations and institutions; international criminal law; international terrorism and the law; international environmental law; rights of peoples; the right to adequate food as a human right; law and global health; transitional justice.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via a combination of coursework and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The University is able to offer a limited number of studentships. Further scholarships are available from Iredell Trust Fund, established specifically to promote research in law (and history). UK students are eligible for AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) studentships. Other potential sources of funding include ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council), SAAS (Students Awards Agency for Scotland), Northern Ireland Offices and American Council of Learned Societies.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
LLM Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
LLM Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
LLM Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (England) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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