Taught course

International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law

Bangor University · Bangor Law School

Entry requirements

We accept applications from graduates of LLB and related subjects e.g. Accountancy, Finance, Banking & Management Studies, Politics, International Relations and the Social Sciences. We normally require a minimum of a 2(ii) degree from an approved University. Applications with degrees in unrelated disciplines will be considered on a case by case basis for students with degrees in other subjects. Alternatively, possession of a suitable professional qualification or relevant practical experience may be accepted. In general, all applicants are judged on their individual merits. Work experience and other factors are also taken into consideration.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme is designed to help students become experts in the areas of international law that directly concern the human person - international criminal law & international human rights law - whilst mastering the discipline of international law of which they are part. Compulsory modules: legal research methods; public international law; international criminal law; international human rights law dissertation on a topic within international criminal law or international human rights law. Optional modules (choose 2): european human rights law; children's rights in domestic and international law; international law of armed conflict; dealing with the legacies of the past. Part 1: Taught modules are undertaken in the period of September to June and will involve the study of 120 credits. Part 2: the dissertation is valued at 60 credits and is undertaken during the period of June to September, on successful completion of part 1.

Information for international students

A qualification equivalent to UK bachelor degree required. English language proficiency normally required. Minimum English language requirements will normally be: IELTS 6.5 (at least 6.0 in each individual component score); Internet-Based TOEFL/IBT: 85.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Debbie Pritchard
+44 (0)1248 383023