University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Private International Law

The programme in Private International Law reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which meet the demand for studying contemporary conflict of laws issues in at an advanced level. The intention is that by the end of the programme students will have developed a methodology, which will enable them to analyse confidently any problems arising in international transactions and private issues with an international element. Students are also expected to gain expertise on Private International Law in the European Union with an understanding of global harmonisation processes through the Hague Conference on Private International Law.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in law, or another related discipline, or equivalent. English proficiency required.

Course modules

Modules include: Critical legal thinking and scholarship; private international law: concepts and institutions; comparative and international insolvency law; choice of law in business transactions; private international law of family law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a combination of written examination at the end of the relevant semester and one or more course essays. In addition, students must complete a course in research methods and a dissertation on a topic within the specialism.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Graduate Programmes Coordinator, School of Law
Telephone number: 
01224 272443