An Honours Degree 2:2 (minimum). Degrees in law, the social sciences, or other similar subjects are preferred. Those from other disciplines or with suitable professional experience will be considered on an individual basis. Equivalent international qualifications are acceptable especially if ECTS evidence is available. Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) and/or Accreditation of Experiential Prior Learning (APEL) are considered on an individual basis according to current University Regulations Further information including applications forms, reference forms and information on fees can be found on our website.
Months of entry
The Aberystwyth LLM course in International Law and Criminology of Armed Conflict is designed to give you a comprehensive understanding of human rights law with a particular focus on armed conflict and criminology. Upon completion of the LLM International Law and Criminology of Armed Conflict, you will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of basic law and criminological theory, as well as the ability to apply your learning to practical problems and authentic case studies. This pairing of theory and application will give you an impressive degree of expertise in this critical area of international law.
As a student at Aberystwyth, you will benefit from being taught by staff who are active in research, in national and international debate and in policy-making in legal and criminological fields. Under their personal tutelage, you will develop your rigorous analytical skills, your abilities in presenting clear and focused arguments and your capacity for independent thought.
Your mastery of this most urgent subject - criminology in international and non-international armed conflicts - will make you a highly sought-after asset to law firms, government departments, think-tanks, international institutions and non-governmental organisations alike.
Information for international students
If you have a Bachelor's degree from a UK University, you do not need to take an English proficiency test. Non-native English speakers who do not meet this requirement must take a University-recognised test of academic English language proficiency. For further details see our website.
Fees and funding
The Department of Law and Criminology is pleased to be able to offer five departmental scholarships of £5000 each for taught masters programmes.
For more information on funding please see our website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Dominika Komaniecka
- +44 (0) 1970 622 720