University of Westminster

University of Westminster

International Law

This course focuses on contemporary legal and political issues in the international community. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to international law, exploring both social science and legal perspectives.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent from a non-UK institution, with an average of 55 per cent or above in law, social science, international relations or a related subject. Applications from candidates without the formal qualifications but with significant professional experience in a relevant field or related professional qualifications are welcomed. Applicants whose native language is not English, should have an overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing element. The University offers pre-sessional summer programmes for students who need to improve their English before starting the course.

Course modules

Core modules: dissertation; public international law; research theory and practice; option modules: international energy and climate change law; international and european refugee law; international environmental law; international human rights law; international humanitarian law; international law and development; international law of the sea; peaceful settlement of international disputes; united nations law.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include coursework and examinations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time day £ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time day £ 6,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Law Westminster W1W 7UW South East

Key information

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