Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in law or other subject with at least 50% of the credits in law.

International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.

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.

  • 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 as falling within the area. Courses are delivered through a blend of lectures and seminar style teaching.

Courses

  • Advanced introduction to international criminal law
  • Advanced introduction to the law of the United Nations
  • Foundations of international law (normally compulsory)
  • International and European human rights law
  • International courts and tribunals
  • International trade law
  • International investment law
  • International law and international economic governance.

Information for international students

Please see the English language Requirements.

This one-year masters programme is eligible for a new, streamlined visa application process: find out more

www.gla.ac.uk/international/visapilot/

www.gla.ac.uk/international/support/

Fees and funding

UK students
Full-time fee: £8450 Part-time fee: £939 per 20 credits
International students
Full-time fee: £18920

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

This programme reflects the breadth of contemporary international law. It is based on the conviction that the international system requires a functioning legal framework, and that rules of international law are of practical relevance (both internationally and domestically).

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
christian.tams@glasgow.ac.uk