Taught course

Public International Law

Institution
University of Aberdeen · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

Normally, a 2.1 honours degree (or equivalent) in Law will be required to be accepted onto this programme. Relevant practical experience in a related field will also be beneficial.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The programme provides students with a thorough knowledge of public international law while also discussing recent trends and developments in this area of law. It is designed for candidates who seek to obtain a qualification on general public international law, but with a range of special interests (as in international human rights law, in international humanitarian law, in world trade or in international environmental protection).

Our Public International Law programme covers a range of courses that explore contemporary global problems. It analyses topics such as International Law’s role in preventing international terrorism, the protection of human rights and the current climate change legal regime. This programme provides students with a thorough knowledge of Public International Law pursuing, or working in a career in governmental institutions, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, international legal firms, or as international legal consultants.

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

Course contact details

Name
School Administrator
Email
study@abdn.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 274260