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International Law and International Relations

Lancaster University

12 months
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21000 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
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About

International Law and International Relations degree offered at Lancaster University examines global politics and international law and the interplay between the two. Jointly delivered by the Law School and the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR), it enables you to explore the theory and the practice of international relations and international law.

Overview

Key facts

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

    • Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations

    • Dissertation (Standard)

    • International Law

    • 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

    • Environmental 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

    • Public Policy

    • Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

    • Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Lancaster

660 - 1140 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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