International Law and International Relations degree offered at Lancaster University l is home to the the Centre for International Law and Human Rights, Centre for Crime, Law and Justice, the Centre for Law and Society, and the Centre for Child and Family Justice. These influential centres underpin our postgraduate teaching and you will have access to the expertise of academics researching in the field of international relations, international law and other legal and socio-legal issues.
The pathway for the MA ensures a duality: a total of five modules from the Law School and PPR, and a 20,000 word dissertation, enabling you to pursue your own interests whilst becoming practiced at looking at issues from different perspectives.
Your core modules are International Law, Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations, Theory and Methods in Postgraduate Studies or Research Methods in Law and the MA Dissertation.
You will study further elective modules from the Law School and PPR. We pride ourselves on the breadth of options available and you can focus on the issues that most interest you. Elective modules typically include (among many others): Theorising Security and War; Environmental Law; International Relations and Politics of the Middle East; Law and Global Health; Conflict Management and Contemporary Conflicts; and, the Rights of Peoples.
Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations
Law and Global Health
European Union Law
European and International Competition Law
International Business Law and Institutions
International Environmental Law
International Human Rights Law
International Terrorism and the Law
The Rights of Peoples
The Law of International Organisations and Institutions
Indepedent Research Module
Conflicts of Law in Business Relations
International Criminal Law
International Family Law
LLM Gender, Sexualities and Human Rights
Transitional Justice, Human Rights and Peacebuilding
Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
Conflict Management and Contemporary Conflicts
Globalisation: Its Meanings, Causes and Consequences
Theorising Security and War
Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
- 12 months
- 24 months
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- 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in any discipline.
- We may ask you to provide a recognised English language qualification, dependent upon your nationality and where you have studied previously.
International22100 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22100 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £5,250
- International: £11,050
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