Entry requirements

Students will normally be required to have (or to be expecting) a good honours degree, or an equivalent degree awarded by a university outside the United Kingdom. The degree may be in Law or in a related discipline. We welcome applications from both non-Law graduates and work experience-based candidates.

Students new to the academic study of law will be advised to read a number of recommended texts by way of induction before they begin the course. Students are also encouraged to attend the induction sessions provided in the week prior to the beginning of the course.

English language requirements

An IELTS minimum score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in reading and writing) is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our LLM in International Law gives you advanced knowledge of the legal aspects of the global economic system, essential for today's legal or business professional.

The course provides the opportunity to study the relations between:

  • states
  • individuals
  • international organisations
  • and other non-state actors.

A wide variety of modules allows you to tailor the course to your particular career aim and plans. You will study a range of issues relating to:

  • the creation of legal obligations
  • recognition of states
  • the role of international organisations
  • liability for international crimes and dispute settlement
  • the use of force
  • environmental protection
  • human rights
  • regulation of international trade and investment.

Our graduates have gone on to careers in international legal practice, international and national trade bodies. As well as in government and academic posts.

Information for international students

Pathways courses for international and EU students

We offer a range of courses to help you meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate course and also familiarise you with university life in the UK.

Take a Pre-Master's course to develop your subject knowledge, study skills and academic language level in preparation for your master's course.

If you need to improve your English language, we offer pre-sessional English language courses to help you meet the English language requirements of your chosen master’s course.

Fees and funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
query@brookes.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1865 484848