University of Hull

University of Hull

International Law

This course provides students the opportunity to study a wide range of contemporary subjects of international importance. Law has been taught at the University since it was established in 1927 and we are highly regarded both within academia and the legal profession. Staff in the school are at the forefront of research, scholarship and teaching and the LLM programme offers a wide range of options which are informed, developed and taught by experts in their respective fields. Students undertaking this taught Masters programme will make great advancements on their existing skills and knowledge. By the end of the programme they will be equipped to work in a wide variety of sectors or to progress to advanced level study. The standard course begins in October each year and lasts 1 full-time or 2 years part-time. There are two trimesters of taught modules, followed by a dissertation project in the third trimester, which is supervised by a member of staff within the department. Overall, students gain a wide range of transferable skills applicable to practical legal experience or further academic study.

Entry requirements

A minumum 2.2 Honours degree in a relevant subject area or appropriate professional experience. International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For this course IELTS with 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each skill; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

Core modules Semester One:;
Legal Research Seminar;
Public International Law;

Optional Modules:;
International Law on the Use of Force;
Environmental Justice;

Semester Two pick three options from the following LLM Modules:;
International Criminal Law;
International Humanitarian Law;
International Human Rights Protection;
International Investment Law;
International Protection of Refugees;
Islamic Law of War & Peace;
Law of the WTO;
Or choose one module in a related discipline from another department, subject to approval and timetabling.;

Semester Three:;
Dissertation - a supervised, independent research project.

Assessment methods

Students take an advanced research module, which equips them with the critical and communication skills necessary to study law at an advanced level. Upon completion of the module students will be able to successfully integrate legal research tools, undertake critical handling of source material, formulate and develop research proposals as well as demonstrate their mastery of technical writing and critical analysis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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