Taught course

International Law and Sustainable Development

University of Strathclyde · School of Law

Entry requirements

Normally an Honours degree in Law or other relevant discipline. Other degree and non-degree qualifications may be recognised, especially where the applicant's work experience is relevant to the course.

Months of entry


Course content

The focus of this programme is to provide graduates and professionals from diverse disciplines with a solid grounding in the structures, rules and norms of key institutions of global economic governance, and how these can promote, shape, or restrict the achievement of sustainable development at both the international level and the local level.
As well as providing a grounding in the structures, rules and norms of global economic governance - students will also have the opportunity to select elective classes from other masters programmes offered within the Law School, and also from related programmes offered by other Departments.

Fees and funding

Lord Hope Scholarship for LLM/MSc Law School Programmes (New for 2014 entry)

Application can be made here: Lord Hope Scholarship Application Form

The Law School is delighted to announce the launch of the Lord Hope Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme. Under this initiative, up to twelve partial scholarships of £1,000 each shall be available for applicants across our range of LLM/MSc programmes in the academic year 2014/15 (all courses above). The awards shall be granted on a competitive footing offered on the basis of financial need and academic merit. In addition to the financial award, the successful applicants shall also be invited to attend a celebratory dinner hosted by patron of the scheme and Emeritus Professor of the Law School, the Rt Hon Lord Hope of Craighead KT, PC, FRSE, former Lord Justice General and Lord President of the Court of Session, Second Senior Lord of Appeal in Ordinary in the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and Judicial Committee of the Privy Council and most recently Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

GREAT Scholarships

As part of the GREAT Scholarship programme -India and British Council Initiative, awards to students of outstanding academic calibre from India are available. More information can be found here: http://www.strath.ac.uk/rio/postgraduatescholarships/award_771767_en.html

Other Funding Opportunities: http://www.strath.ac.uk/search/scholarships/index.jsp

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
21 months
full time
9 months


part time
8 months
full time
4 months

Course contact details

Law School
+44 (0)141 548 3738