Taught course

International Law

Institution
University of Glasgow · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for International Law are a good first degree in law (2:1 upwards or equivalent) or a first degree (2:1 upwards or equivalent) with at least 50% of the credits in law.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The programme reflects the breadth of contemporary international law, addressing issues as diverse as world trade disputes, United Nations peacekeeping, international human rights litigation, State responsibility and criminal trials before international courts.

Why Glasgow

  • If you want to increase your horizons to an international platform and look beyond domestic legal orders, this LLM is ideal for you.
  • You will be taught by a team that truly understands international issues, with staff drawn from Canada, Germany, Scotland, Greece and Uzbekistan.
  • We offer excellent facilities including our dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre.
  • Guest speaker presentations and other extra-curricular events round off the academic programme, and allow you to engage with current debates.

Programme Structure

You are required to take at least three courses from the following list (plus one other) and to submit a dissertation (15,000 words) approved as falling within the area. Courses are delivered through a blend of lectures and seminar style teaching.

Courses

  • Foundations of international law (normally compulsory)
  • Globalisation and governance
  • International criminal law
  • International and European human rights law
  • International trade law
  • International investment law
  • International law and international economic governance
  • International tax law
  • The settlement of international disputes
  • United Nations law.

Note: Some courses might not be available every year.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6) iBT TOEFL 92 (with no less than 21 in Listening & writing, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking) Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - C minimum

Fees and funding

UK students
£6800
International students
£15750

http://www.gla.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/internationallaw/

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations60
Written coursework / continuous assessment40
Dissertation (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Professor Christian Tams
Email
Christian.Tams@glasgow.ac.uk