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International Law

University of San Diego

LL.M.
12 months
Duration
1960 USD/credit
1960 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The LLM in International Law at University of San Diego is a professional development degree that allows graduates of U.S. law schools to further develop their knowledge and expertise in the area of international law. 

Overview

With the growing global economy, studying international law in a dynamic, multi-cultural city that is home to the busiest land and port entry in the world is a unique opportunity for U.S. attorneys. USD was recently recognized as 1 of only 5 universities to receive NAFSA's 2015 Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization. 

The award is given annually to schools that are "making significant, well-planned, well-executed, and well-documented progress toward comprehensive internationalization."

Our International Law program at University of San Diego was highlighted in an article published by the International Jurist: The Great American Experience.

Career and Professional Development

The Office of Career and Professional Development works closely with students and alumni to offer career guidance and support for in-school and post-graduate employment. The office also works closely with all types of employers to meet their ever-changing hiring needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Comparative Law
  • Immigration Clinic I
  • Immigration Clinic II
  • International Asia-Pacific Commercial Arbitration
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Contracts
  • International Human Rights
  • International Negotiation
  • International Trade and Investment
  • Transitional Justice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A candidate for this LLM degree must successfully complete 24 credit hours of appropriate coursework
  • Required courses: Public International Law and International Business Transactions
  • 4 of the 24 credits must fulfill a written work requirement, which may be satisfied by a minimum of two research papers in the area of international law
  • 15 of the 24 credits must come from approved elective courses in the area of international law
  • Remaining credits may be chosen from our elective offerings
  • Full details of the degree requirements may be found in the School of Law Academic Rules in the Student Handbook

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1960 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1960 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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