University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

International Law and International Relations

This programme provides an advanced understanding of International Law and International Relations and how their interaction impacts upon international politics. Students develop key skills regarding critical legal and political analysis of current international issues through coursework and the completion of a Masters thesis in International Law.

Entry requirements

The programme is open to students with a 2.1 Honours degree in law (or another related discipline) or equivalent. Even if you have been educated in the medium of English you must meet our English language requirements (certain countries may be exempted from this requirement).

Course modules

International law: a time of challenges; and; theory and concepts of international relations; and; critical legal thinking and scholarship; and; llm dissertation; law options: the law of international organisations; the use of force in international law; international human rights law; international relations options; Latin America: security conditions and challenges; dimensions of globalisation; sex, gender, violence: critical approaches.

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 skills and a dissertation on a topic within the specialism The dissertation is submitted at the beginning of September. Guidance on the writing of a dissertation is given.

Sponsorship information

There are various sources of funding to support you during your period of study. We have a number of scholarships and bursaries available to our students, and external sources of funding available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 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 Part-time September 2016 - 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: 
Law School Office
Telephone number: 
01224 272443