University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Public International Law

This stream is intended for those who are interested in working in institutions related to public international law or those who would like to gain specific knowledge of this area for governmental and non-governmental opportunities. With an additional 5 new modules, a more cohesive structure is offered as an introductory base for students who may not have a background in International Law especially if they do not possess a law degree.

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have a 1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree in law or an equivalent degree where law is a substantial element or an equivalent degree in an appropriate discipline. Relevant professional experience post-graduation is given due credit in considering entry requirements.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: writing skills; general principles in international law; current trends in international law.

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed by written coursework, although other forms of assessment may be used as well. Students also complete a dissertation over the summer months.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Key information

Course Administrator
Telephone number: 
0116 252 2370