This innovative LLM in International Law (and Politics) at Keele University examines the complex interplay between law and politics in international affairs. Delivered jointly by the School of Law and the School of Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and the Environment (SPIRE), the LLM provides students with an opportunity to develop critical understanding of how politics shape international law and how, in return, law shapes the behaviour of states in their dealings with one another and with other actors.
As will all our postgraduate programmes, the LLM encourages an integrated theoretical and interdisciplinary approach to global governance, where law is studied in its broader philosophical, historical and social context. This approach is particularly suited to those who aspire to work for international institutions like the UN, non-governmental organisations, government agencies or international law firms.
The LLM in International Law and Politics is a gateway to a range of employment opportunities. These include careers in international NGOs, charities, international organisations like the UN, policy think-tanks, advocacy groups, government, journalism and academia.
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- Foundations of International Law
- International Law and Human Rights
- Advanced International Law
- International Environmental Law
- International Humanitarian Law
- International Refugee Law
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- 12 months
- 24 months
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There are no fixed closing dates for the majority of our courses, however some courses may become full and close early.
DisciplinesInternational Relations International Law Political Science View 416 other Masters in Political Science in United Kingdom
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- You should have a first or second class honours degree (or foreign equivalent) in Law or a related discipline. Applications are welcome from current legal practitioners or any other person with appropriate professional qualifications and/or experience.
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International16000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
National8000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.