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LL.M. On Campus

International Law

SOAS University of London

12 months
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23680 GBP/year
16400 GBP/year
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About

The International Law programme from SOAS University of London adopts an innovative, interdisciplinary, and critical approach to teaching and learning that draws on the wider international community of academics, legal practitioners and NGOs both in London and internationally. 

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Overview

The International Law programme from SOAS University of London provides a diverse and unique range of courses that interrogate critically the theory and practice of international law and explore cutting edge topics of contemporary significance particularly as they relate to the global south: refugee law and the migrant crisis; climate change and natural resources; the rights of women; gender and armed conflict; international criminal law; the law of armed conflict; multinational enterprises and human rights; sustainable development; and conflict resolution, peace-building and transitional justice. 

At SOAS you will not only gain fresh insights into the fundamentals of international law; you will have the opportunity to engage with issues that reflect the research specialisms of our expert teaching staff.

Why study LLM International Law at SOAS

The various courses deploy a range of innovative teaching and learning methods including:  student-led research conferences, student blogs; meet-the-author book review sessions; film reviews; re-enactments of historic international legal events; international law mooting or pleading; and simulated peace negotiations.

In addition to your chosen courses, as an international law masters student you will join the International Law Master Class. This is a non-assessed course designed to build a research community and nourish your legal research and writing skills, your powers of critical thinking, and your international legal imagination.

Employment

LLM in International Law programme taught by our renowned globally diverse research-active SOAS academics is dedicated to student employability and our strong industry links. 

SOAS School of Law is home to the Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International Law series of seminars and workshops specialising in teaching of human rights law and related areas with particular reference to Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

Our Law graduates have found the LLM a vital boost to their work as legal professionals and that this Law Masters is an excellent base for further study towards a research degree such as a PhD leading to an academic career. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gender and the Law of War
  • Gender and the Law of Peace
  • Israel, Palestine, and International Law
  • International laws on the use of force
  • International Law
  • The Law of Armed Conflict
  • Colonialism, Empire and International Law
  • Law and Policy of International Courts and Tribunal

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

We will consider all applications with 2:ii (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application including supporting statement and references.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23680 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part Time 2 Years:

  • UK: £8,200/year
  • Overseas: £11,840/year

Part Time 3 Years:

  • UK: £5,460/year
  • Overseas: £7,890/year

Part Time 4 Years (LLM only):

  • UK: £4,100/year
  • Overseas: £5,640/year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

SOAS Master's Scholarships

International Postgraduate Scholarship – The Americas 2020-21

International Postgraduate Scholarship – Pakistan

International Postgraduate Scholarship – Middle East and North Africa

International Postgraduate Scholarship – Japan and South Korea

International Postgraduate Scholarship – India

International Postgraduate Scholarship – Europe

International Postgraduate Scholarship – East Asia

International Postgraduate Scholarship - Sub-Saharan Africa

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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