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
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
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.
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
- Cubb Insurance
- Latham & Watkins
- European Union Delegation
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- International Commercial Arbitration: Theory and Context
- International Commercial Arbitration: Selected Issues
- Investment Treaty Arbitration
- Investment Arbitration: Substantive Protection
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Welcome Week: 10 May
DisciplinesInternational Law Civil & Private Law Legal Studies View 137 other Masters in Legal Studies in United Kingdom
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- 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 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.
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International6250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased 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
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.