Taught course

International Law

Lancaster University · Law

Entry requirements

A good second class honours degree, in an appropriate discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme introduces you to the structure of the international legal system, its relationship with national law, the sources and subjects of international law, and the law’s application to contemporary situations such as the environment, territory and the use of force. The taught modules give you a broad range of options for the study of different aspects of international law, allowing you to create a programme that matches your interests.

This scheme offers two optional pathways, the programme of which will be confirmed by the student at registration:

· Studying five modules with a 20,000 word dissertation

· Studying six modules with a 15,000 word dissertation


Core modules:

· International Law

· Dissertation

Optional modules

· Four/five from the Law modules detailed on page xx, depending on your chosen pathway

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent

Fees and funding

UK students
£7540 per year
International students
£16,120 per year


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Further details of qualification

The International Law LL.M scheme offers an excellent postgraduate programme for students with in interest in public international law.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Coordinator
+44 (0)1524 592465