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International Law and International Relations LLM

University of Aberdeen · School of Law

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If you want to get into the detail of working with new companies in new countries and developing business, supply chains, re-sellers and so around the world and think strategically in terms of suitable places to grow opportunities, or you want to work at top level to strategically plan decisions which may affect business, PR and growth the Master's degree in International Law and International Relations allows you to study two complementary areas which give you a specific strength to problem solve challenges globally and manage legal issues surrounding them.

International Law and International Relations draws upon expertise of staff from the two Schools, this innovative programme combines courses in the theory and practice of International Law, International Relations and Human Security, offering a unique interdisciplinary perspective on a range of contemporary issues related to the transformed nature of global governance. You develop key skills in critical legal and political analysis with coursework and the completion of a Masters dissertation

Courses include: Theories and Concepts in International Relations, Critical Legal Thinking and Scholarship, International Law- A Time of Challenges, The Use of Force in International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, Latin America - Security Conditions and Challenges, Dimensions of Globalisation, Sex Gender Violence Critical Approaches, and your Dissertation


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  • Law has been taught at Aberdeen since 1495 when Kings College opened. The Law School today is ranked 10th in the UK
  • 98% of students felt that their LLM had added value to the career prospects and 97% would recommend their course to others (Exit Poll 2016)

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  • Start Date – September
  • Delivery – Campus
  • Study Options – Full Time, Part Time
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full time
12 months
part time
24 or 36 months

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