University of Reading

University of Reading

International Law

Join a dynamic and international learning environment, where academic excellence and professional relevance is at the heart of our teaching. You will be able to choose from a wide selection of modules from the School of Law, the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies and the ICMA Centre, part of the renowned Henley Business School.

Benefit from high-quality teaching and courses supported by expert academic researchers and practitioners, and develop links with employers and take opportunities to gain real-world experience. We were ranked 10th for research intensity in a recent national assessment, with 100% of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent, which feeds directly into your learning. The programme is offered under the auspices of global law at Reading, the home of public international law, EU law and human rights law at Reading.

You will have full access to common student spaces at Foxhill House, library access and internet access. Subject to university approval, the school intends to introduce in 2018/19 pathways in international law. Students will have the opportunity to be awarded an LLM in International Law or to specialise by choosing a pathway as per below. All students undertaking an LLM in International Law will be required to study Introduction to International Law and Global Architecture of Crisis, Conflict, and Disaster Management, with the remainder of their credits coming from modules relating to international, global, transnational, or EU law. Depending on their choice of pathway, students will be required to study pathway-specific modules andwrite their dissertation on a related field.

Careers 

A postgraduate law degree will open many doors for you, not only in specialised areas of employment, such as law firms, European and intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), but also in academia (with further postgraduate study), the media (journalism and broadcasting), the civil service, and other branches of public service. Graduates from our LLM programmes have gone on to work for a range of national and international law firms, as lawyers and as in-house legal counsel for large multinational companies in the UK and abroad, as well as international organisations and NGOs.

Entry requirements

LLM: You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree(or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

* Introduction to international law * Global architecture of crisis, conflict, and disaster management * International refugee law * Law of armed conflict * The use of military force

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01183785289