Taught course

International Law

University of Hull · Law School

Entry requirements

A first or second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or appropriate professional experience. International students - International students must demonstrate proficiency in English (minimum IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6.0 in any skill, or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

This course provides students the opportunity to study a wide range of contemporary subjects of international importance.

Law has been taught at the University since it was established in 1927 and we are highly regarded both within academia and the legal profession. Staff in the school are at the forefront of research, scholarship and teaching and the LLM programme offers a wide range of options which are informed, developed and taught by experts in their respective fields.

Students undertaking this taught Masters programme will make great advancements on their existing skills and knowledge. By the end of the programme they will be equipped to work in a wide variety of sectors or to progress to advanced level study.

The standard course begins in October each year and lasts 1 full-time or 2 years part-time. There are two trimesters of taught modules, followed by a dissertation project in the third trimester, which is supervised by a member of staff within the department.

Overall, students gain a wide range of transferable skills applicable to practical legal experience or further academic study.

Information for international students

Competence in English language is required, as evidenced by IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in each skill) or equivalent, or previous study in English. Candidates who do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University prior to entering their programme. Please see http://www2.hull.ac.uk/fass/modern-languages/efl.aspx

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Departmental bursaries and scholarships may be available. For information on fees and funding please go to www.hull.ac.uk/money

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment66
Dissertation34 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 1482 466 850