Entry requirements

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

Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above) in Law, Economics, Finance and Business Finance or equivalent from a university outside the UK

Applicants who have a 2.2 plus 3 years relevant work experience (and/or have passed the Bar exam will also be considered)

Applicants who have a 2.2 with less experience and/or higher marks in some law modules may also be considered and are welcome to apply.

Pre-sessional English language programme

If you need to improve your English language score, you can take a pre-sessional English course prior to entry onto your degree.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

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

The programme will equip you with the specialist knowledge and skills you require to succeed as a professional, scholar and leader in the field of international law.

The programme delves into different aspects of the subfields of international law while offering perspectives unique to Reading and our expert faculty. We incorporate interdisciplinary content that distinguishes our programme and promotes the critical thinking of our students by encouraging you to consider the political and practical implications of the law. We are committed to providing a programme that engages students in activities relevant for professional work in international law

You will be able to choose from a wide selection of modules from the School of Law; the School of Politics, Economics and International Relations; 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 (GLAR), our research hub for international law, EU law and human rights law.

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

For more information, please visit the School of Law's website.

Fees and funding

New UK/Republic of Ireland students: £10,800

New international students: £22,350

Tuition fee information

The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants. You can find further information, including information for part-time study, through our dedicated fees and funding page.

EU student fees

With effect from 1 August 2021, new EU students will pay international tuition fees. For exceptions, please read the UK government’s guidance for EU students.

Additional costs

Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources. You will also need to budget for your accommodation and living costs. See our information on living costs for more details.

Financial support for your studies

You may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary to help pay for your study. Students from the UK may also be eligible for a student loan to help cover these costs. See our fees and funding information for more information on what's available.

International students applying to study this degree may also be eligible to apply for a Chevening Scholarship.

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