SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Law Development and Governance

This programme allows students to study law, development and governance and its applications in a broad range of legal areas.

Entry requirements

Minimum Upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in law.

Course modules

Affirmative action law; colonialism, empire and international law; comparative commercial law; economic approaches to law; EU law in global context; foundations of international law; human rights in the developing world; indigenous land rights; intellectual property rights and development; international and comparative copyright law: copyright in the global village; international and comparative corporate law; international commercial arbitration; international economic law; international environmental law; international labour law; justice, reconciliation and reconstruction in post conflict societies; law and governance in the developing world ; law and human rights in China; law and international inequality: critical legal analysis of political economy from colonialism to globalisation; law and natural resources; law and society in Southeast Asia; law, institutions and political economy of transition; migration, gender and the law in South East Asia and beyond; multinational enterprises and the law; sociological approaches to law; world trade organisation law.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 calendar years
LLM Full-time £ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 calendar years
LLM Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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Student Recruitment Office
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020 7898 4700