Entry requirements

You should hold a good Second Class Honours degree (or equivalent from a non-UK institution), with an average of 55 per cent or above in Law, Social Science, International Relations or a related subject.

Applicants who lack standard qualifications but have significant professional experience in the relevant field or related professional qualifications may be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course will enhance your understanding of the key principles of public international law, the main developments within the public international law framework and the process of globalisation and its significance for international law.

Our teaching team is composed of world-renowned scholars that are leading the way in their respective subjects, including but not limited to - international human rights law, the law of armed conflict, development law, energy and climate change law, international cyber security law, refugee law, the law of the sea, international courts and tribunals. In past years, the teaching team organised study visits to international organisations and to international courts in London and The Hague.

We also have a Research Group, International Law at Westminster, which conducts important research projects on topical international law issues. These projects have received external funding because of their importance and their potential impact. The Group also regularly organises events in which students are invited to participate.

Westminster Law School hosts the local Chapter of the International Law Students Association (ILSA), of which interested students can become members. The Chapter organises events in close collaboration with the International Law at Westminster research group.

Every year, the Oxford University Press Prize is awarded to the best LLM International Law student.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other elements, or equivalent. The University offers pre-sessional summer programmes if you need to improve your English before starting your course.

Fees and funding

UK students
£12,000
International students
£14,500

This course is eligible for an alumni discount. Find out if you are eligible and how to apply by visiting our Alumni discounts page. As well as tuition fee loans, there is a range of funding available to help you fund your studies.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
course-enquiries@westminster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7915 5511