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Diplomacy and International Law (Distance Learning)

Lancaster University

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12 months
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18800 GBP/year
8920 GBP/year
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About

Diplomacy and International Law (DL) degree offered at Lancaster University is a flexible and engaging degree that provides a strong introduction to diplomacy, foreign policy and international law.

Overview

Courses Overview

Jointly delivered by the prestigious Law School and the highly ranked and regarded Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR), Diplomacy and International Law (DL) degree offered at Lancaster University enables you to deepen your understanding of the social, legal, economic and political issues playing out on the world’s stage. Designed to fit with professionals working full or part-time, it can be studied over one (full-time) or two (part-time) years.

The Law School is home to the 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 much sought-after expertise of academics working at the forefront of research into politics, international relations, legal and socio-legal issues.

Your core modules are: Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy; International Law; Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy; Theory and Methods in Postgraduate Studies; and a Dissertation. You will choose between International Human Rights and The Law of International Organisations as a further elective module.The dissertation is an independent, in-depth inquiry into a research topic of your choosing. The topic will link to a key legal or political question or issue and may also directly relate to your professional/career interests.

 This is your opportunity to make a contribution to the academic community with new, original research and writing. A dissertation supervisor will provide you with support and introduce you to relevant material and research; their personal research interests will closely align with your chosen topic wherever possible.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (distance learning)
  • International Law (Distance Learning)
  • Theory and Methods in Postgraduate Studies (distance)
  • Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy (distance)
  • Dissertation (distance)
  • International Human Rights (Distance Learning)
  • The Law of International Organisations 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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.
Upper Second Class

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.
93
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Entry requirements: An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent. Relevant professional qualifications and experience will also be considered.
  • Assessment: Coursework (participation in weekly learning activities and a 5,000 word essay) and a dissertation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8920 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8920 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time (per year):

  • UK/EU: £4,460
  • Overseas: £9,400

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Diplomacy and International Law (Distance Learning)
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Lancaster University

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