London South Bank University

London South Bank University

International Criminal Law and Procedure

With over 30 years of expertise, LSBU Law has shaped the professional futures of thousands of law students. This LLM course covers the concepts and enforcement of international criminal law, It focuses on international crimes that fall under the jurisdiction of international criminal courts and tribunals (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and aggression). The core principles, law, and institutions of international criminal law are contextualised against international law and human rights, and international humanitarian law. You'll study the following subset categories of International Law:International Criminal Law, International Human Rights Law and Humanitarian Law by exploring the contours of the duty to prosecute those who commit international crimes. And, focus on the application of domestic and international law to the question of jurisdiction over international criminal activities, including universal jurisdiction of national courts. The course explores the procedural aspects of international cooperation in criminal matters, with particular attention to extradition and problems associated with obtaining evidence from abroad.

Entry requirements

An LLB (Hons) Law degree at 2:2/Bachelor degree equivalent to UK second Class honours lower division. UK graduates with a non Law degree (2:2) and relevant knowledge and experience. Individual applications for accreditation of prior learning and experience will be considered in accordance with the School's policy. We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.5, Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.

Course modules

Modules include: International criminal law; international criminal procedure and practice; international law and human rights; research methods; international humanitarian law; international human rights and development; terrorism; case management; advocacy; migration and development.

Sponsorship information


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
LLM Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

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