University of East London

University of East London

International Law

The course is to provide a critical appreciation of a broad range of issues relating to the theory and practice of international, transnational and comparative legal systems; it aims to promote open discussion and debate, critical analysis, research and development of changing boundaries of international law at the time of globalisation; it aims to engender excellent research and writing skills based on stronger foundations in the study of international law; the objective of the program is to promote better understanding of the dynamics of the international legal studies through law related frameworks in areas such as international legal theory, institutions, international conflicts, self determination, war crimes, human rights, development, refugees, minority rights and Islam.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 Honours Degree in any subject (or recognised international equivalent). IELTs 6.5 with 6.0 in all four components.

Course modules

Modules include: Current issues and research in international law; dissertation; plus options including: international environmental law; globalisation; Islamic legal cultures; Islamic legal theories; Islam and human rights; feminist legal theories; international human rights; law and development; law of the World Trade Organisation; international criminal law; the regulation of transnational corporations; law of armed conflict; international law and the use of force; international refugee law; law and policy in the Middle East; critical perspectives on terrorism; law of international finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based All modules are research based involving coursework; students take four modules of 30 credits each for which they submit their coursework of approximately 7,000 words at the end of the semester; the LLM dissertation accounting for 60 credits involves a 15,000 word essay; the full time students normally complete the 180 credits requirements in one academic year while part time students complete the same in two years.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,360 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,560 per Module (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Square Stratford Newham E15 1NF South East

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