University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

International Law (Crime, Justice and Human Rights)

This programme draws upon Birmingham Law School's research strengths in international law; criminal law; human rights; it enables students to develop expertise in a wide range of International law subjects; increased globalisation makes this programme a choice for those seeking legal opportunities around the world.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination, or a corresponding level of achievement in the case of applicants from other jurisdictions; applications are welcomed from students whether home- or overseas-based.

Course modules

Students take 6 taught modules, chosen from a wide range including: European criminal law; European human rights law; human rights and criminal justice; international criminal law; international human rights law; law of international organisations; international and European legal responses to terrorism; public international law; theory of criminal law and transnational criminal law; it is also possible to choose some modules from the General LLM programme and from the Political Science and International Studies department.

Assessment methods

In addition to completing 6 taught modules, students also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,840 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 15,540 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 3,420 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
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