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Legal and Political Aspects of International Affairs, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

In recent years, key global issues have raised the profile of international affairs substantially. Lawyers are increasingly required to understand both the legal and political issues which influence how States and other international actors behave.

Our LLM Legal and Political Aspects of International Affairs offers tuition from established experts in both international law and international relations and will help you build the necessary level of expertise to succeed in the fast-growing world of international affairs, in a stimulating and challenging environment.

This programme offers an international perspective, with emphasis on international conventions as well as political reality.

Distinctive features

Our LLM Legal and Political Aspects of International Affairs programme:

  • Provides you with a general appreciation of current issues in specific areas of  law, both domestic and international
  • Stimulates a critical approach to evaluation of current and proposed regulation and cultivates independent and original thought
  • Enables you to undertake in-depth research and demonstrate advanced knowledge in specific areas of law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Competition Law
  • Insurance Law
  • International Sales Law
  • Comparative Corporate Governance
  • Criminal Justice in Europe
  • Marine Insurance
  • Consent to Treatment
  • Law and Psychiatry

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity

                    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                    Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 12 months
                    Part-time
                    • Average part-time duration 24 months
                  • Credits
                    120 alternative credits
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

                  English Language Requirements

                  You need the following IELTS score:

                  • Minimum required score:

                    6.5

                    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                  General Requirements

                  Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent), although other appropriate qualifications will be considered. Those whose first language is not English must obtain an IELTS overall score of 6.5 with 6.5 in writing and no less than 6 in the other sub-scores, or the equivalent.

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International

                    16650 GBP/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 16650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                  • National

                    7650 GBP/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 7650 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                  Living costs for Cardiff

                  • 628 - 1070 GBP/month
                    Living Costs

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

                  Funding

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