University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Public International Law

The programme is designed for law graduates or professionals in possession of a full law degree or who hold an equivalent degree and/or have sufficient professional experience in the field. It caters for those already working in, or pursuing a career in governmental institutions, international organisations, international non-governmental organisations, international legal firms, or as international legal consultants. The programme may also serve to engage in an academic career and prepare a PhD.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in law (or another discipline) or equivalent. English proficiency is required.

Course modules

Students must complete 4 taught courses, a research skills course and a dissertation.

Assessment methods

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Part-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
LLM Part-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Graduate Programmes Coordinator
Telephone number: 
01224 272440/43