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Entry requirements

You are normally required to have an undergraduate upper second-class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

With our LLM International Law join a dynamic and international learning environment, where academic excellence and professional relevance is at the heart of our teaching.

You will be able to choose from a wide selection of modules from the School of Law, the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies and the ICMA Centre, part of the renowned Henley Business School.

Benefit from high-quality teaching and courses supported by expert academic researchers and practitioners, and develop links with employers and take opportunities to gain real-world experience.

The programme is offered under the auspices of global law at Reading, the home of public international law, EU law and human rights law at Reading.

You will have full access to common student spaces at Foxhill House, library access and internet access.

The school intends to introduce in 2018/19 pathways in international law. Students will have the opportunity to be awarded an LLM in International Law or to specialise by choosing a pathway as per below.

All students undertaking an LLM in International Law will be required to study Introduction to International Law and Global Architecture of Crisis, Conflict, and Disaster Management, with the remainder of their credits coming from modules relating to international, global, transnational, or EU law. Depending on their choice of pathway, students will be required to study pathway-specific modules and write their dissertation on a related field.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,735 per year (full-time)
International students
£16,450 per year (full-time)

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

Global Recruitment Team