University of Sheffield School of Law

University of Sheffield

International Law and Global Justice

This course is designed for recent graduates and established lawyers looking to work in the public sector as high-level government lawyers, with NGOs or as academics. It equips you with an in-depth critical understanding of the role of international ?law, in war and in peace. The teaching is informed by the research of renowned academics from the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law. The course is flexible, so you can choose modules from the other LLMs.

Entry requirements

LLM: A minimum 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, usually in law or a subject with a sufficient legal component. English language requirements are a grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Options include: theoretical foundations of international organisations; international human rights: philosophical, moral and legal foundations; global justice and international economic law; refugees and displaced persons in international law; trade remedies in World Trade Organisation (WTO) law; EU migration law in comparative perspective; international criminal law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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