University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

International Criminal Justice and Armed Conflict

This specialisation provides a holistic overview of the law governing the use of force by States, the law applicable to the conduct of hostilities, the measures adopted to combat terrorism, as well as the legal and philosophical responses to international criminality through the examination of the emerging system of international criminal justice current affairs issues and modern challenges to the law and politics surrounding war and justice are extensively discussed.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in law, humanities or social sciences; mature applicants without standard entry requirements but with substantial and relevant experience may be considered. English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (with 7.0 in writing, 6.5 in reading and 6.0 in speaking and listening).

Course modules

Core modules: international criminal law. Optional modules: an uncensored history of international law; contemporary issues in criminal justice; detention and imprisonment in the international criminal justice system; imprisonment and human rights; international and comparative penal law and human rights; international criminal evidence; international humanitarian law; international law om the use of force; philosophical foundations of human rights and criminal justice; principles of public international law; the protection of refugees and displaced persons in international law; United Nations law.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by either essay, examination, or a combination of both.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,630 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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