University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

International Law

The course is designed for those candidates who seek a broader based qualification, which embraces all of the options offered on the LLM programme involving any aspect of law that is of an international character, whether public or private. This is reflected in the diversity of modules on offer, which candidates may choose to study and which draws on existing specialisms in international commercial law, European law, criminal justice, human rights and general public international law.

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

Modules may include: an uncensored history of international law; biodiversity and international law; business and human rights law; detention and imprisonment in the international criminal justice system; economic and social rights; the European convention on human rights ; general themes and principles of international environmental law; governance of the European Union (EU); international and comparative penal law and human rights; international aspects of corporate law and insolvency; international commercial arbitration; international consumer protection; international criminal evidence; international criminal law; international financial and monetary law; international human rights law; international humanitarian law; international investment law; international law of the sea; international law of the use of force; international law of transboundary pollution; international law of treaties; international relations law of the EU; law, development and the international community; law of international carriage of goods by sea; law of international trade finance; maritime law; mental disability and international human rights; minorities and international human rights; principles of public international law; the protection of refugees and displaced persons in international law; public procurement in EU and international trade law; public procurement law; regional human rights law; religion and international human rights; united nations law; the World trading system.

Assessment methods

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


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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