Taught course

International Economic Law

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

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Entry requirements

A minimum UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in law.

We will also consider a UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in a social science subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme seeks to provide you with in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the:

  • international legal institutions
  • rules and principles of the international economic system
  • key legal and policy issues arising from the globalisation of the world economy

Combining detailed technical legal analysis with an engagement with history and political economy, it will help you to place the current chapter of globalisation in its larger context, and to understand where it might be heading.

The programme structure is designed to ensure that you gain a thorough knowledge and critical understanding of three core branches of international economic law the compulsory courses:

  • international trade law
  • international investment law
  • international development law

You can also choose a tailored selection of option courses, depending on your personal interests and future career plans.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Edinburgh Law School Postgraduate Office
Email
pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 2386