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International Dispute Resolution 

Queen Mary University of London

Master Online
24 months
Duration
6250 GBP/year
6250 GBP/year
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About

This online programme teaches future lawyers new ways to manage conflict resolution, by studying arbitration law as it is applied in many countries around the world.

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Overview

The online International Dispute Resolution programme from Queen Mary Online combines theoretical teaching with hands-on approach. 

One of the main differentiating points of this English taught programme is the connection with the arbitration community. You will not just study English law, but also French arbitration law, US law, laws of Singapore, Hong Kong, Russia. 

Available study options

  • LLM

The duration of the Master of Laws is two years and is delivered part-time. It consists of four taught modules and a dissertation. You have to earn 180 credits to graduate.

  • Postgraduate diploma

The PGDip is delivered part-time over two years and comprises four taught modules. You’ll earn 120 credits by the end of the programme.

  • Postgraduate certificate 

The PGCert is also offered part-time. Over this 1-year programme you will undertake two taught modules, each one having 30 credits.

Why study this programme?

  • Online programme: you can have access to quality information without time and location restriction
  • Join a dynamic programme offered by the School of International Arbitration (SIA)
  • Learn topics like: international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration
  • Study at one of the top-ranked universities in UK
  • Excellent career prospects after graduation

Study facilities

As on online student, you’ll have the same facilities as those who attend their studies on campus. You are welcomed to participate to the extra-curricular events run by the  As on online student, you’ll have the same facilities as those who attend their studies on campus. You are welcomed to participate to the extra-curricular events run by the research centres. Also, you ca access the following online databases: Kluwer Arbitration, Lexis, Westlaw, HeinOnline, Oxford Scholarship online, Jstor.

Career prospects

It is likely for you to have various job opportunities after graduation. Many alumni have applied their skills as solicitors, barristers, lawyers, legal associates or paralegals. For some students who were already working in this industry, this degree have been an opportunity to enrich they know-how and take their careers forward.

The skills developed through our programme – combined with the extra-curricular activities we offer – have enabled our recent graduates to move in to careers in the UK and around the world at companies such as:

  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Dentons 
  • Cubb Insurance
  • Nomura
  • Deloittes
  • Latham & Watkins
  • European Union Delegation
  • Ofgem
  • Honda

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • International Commercial Arbitration: Theory and Context
  • International Commercial Arbitration: Selected Issues
  • Investment Treaty Arbitration
  • Investment Arbitration: Substantive Protection
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Welcome Week: 10 May

Language

English
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.
100
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).
7
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

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.
100
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).
7
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Other requirements

General requirements

Law graduates

  • The usual qualification for entry to the programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or international equivalent). 
  • Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.
Non-law graduates
  • Non-law graduates with a minimum 2.2 honours degree who have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. 
  • Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of substantial professional experience in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • LLM: £12,500
  • Postgraduate Diploma: £8,400
  • Postgraduate Certificate: £4,200

Funding

As an International Dispute Resolution student at QMUL Online you may be eligible to receive a postgraduate loan. 

  • The YIAG bursary

The Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) bursary is available to all Queen Mary Online International Dispute Resolution LLM, PGDip and PGCert students who are a member of the YIAG. The YIAG is an association for practitioners, students and younger members of the arbitration community that's sponsored by the London Court of International Arbitration. 

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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