A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in law or any other subject. We will also consider applications on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications or experience in professional legal practice.
Months of entry
It will give you the knowledge, insights and practical skills to enhance your career in practice, the public, private or diplomatic sectors or academia. If you are pursuing another career path, it will enhance your understanding of how the law shapes and influences international affairs.
You will study contemporary issues in public international law. You will develop your knowledge and expertise in:
- international dispute settlement
- international organisations
- the role of individuals in the international legal system
You will develop both your practical and research legal skills. Through our Legal Simulation module you will work in small teams and be presented with a realistic scenario. You will be introduced to a variety of practically-focused legal skills, including:
- analysis of complex legal problems
- devising legal strategies
- working with the law in real-life contexts
Information for international studentsTo study this course you need to meet our Band 4 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in all other sub-skills. If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our course fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Gemma Hayton, Admissions Secretary, Newcastle Law School
- +44 (0) 191 208 8736