School of Law

Oxford Brookes University

Law (International Human Rights)

International law in the broadest sense is concerned not only with inter-state relations, but also with relations between states, individuals, international organisations and other non-state actors. It encompasses issues relating to the creation of legal obligations, recognition of states, the role of international organisations, liability for international crimes and dispute settlement, as well as questions such as the use of force, environmental protection, human rights and regulation of international trade and investment.

Entry requirements

1st or upper 2nd class Honours degree, or an equivalent degree awarded by a university outside the United Kingdom. The degree may be in law or in a related discipline. In addition, students whose 1st or main language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency with an IELTS minimum score of 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

International law; advanced legal research methods; international trade law;international investment law; international human rights law; international criminal law;international humanitarian law; international refugees and migrants; European Union law; world trade regulation; international commercial arbitration; international environmental law; international labour law; international intellectual property law; international law on the use of force; international corporate governance; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework and individual and group presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,520 per Whole course (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 13,100 per Whole course (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Part-time £ 3,330 per Whole course (home fees) 24 months
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgDip Part-time - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

Key information

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