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 attorneys, 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

We normally require a minimum 2.1 honours degree, or international equivalent, usually in law or a subject with a sufficient legal component. Other qualifications will be considered as will applications from candidates with work experience in a relevant field. 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 WTO law; EU migration law in comparative perspective; international criminal law.

Assessment methods

You�re assessed on essays and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time - 1 years
LLM Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
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0114 222 6791