Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree in law or its equivalent if outside the UK. English language standard: 7.00 IELTS or equivalent. This programme is also open to non-lawyers, but some previous knowledge of the subject, or of international relations, or politics, is normally required.

Months of entry


Course content

This degree is for students who wish to specialise in Public International Law. It offers advanced courses in a range of specialist subjects, as well as foundation courses in the fundamentals of the international legal system and international relations.

Fees and funding

Visit our Scholarships and Student Finance Office at http://www.scholarships.ed.ac.uk/ for information about funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Douglas Thompson
+44 (0) 131 650 2022