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About

In an increasingly globalised world, international law is a vibrant and fast-moving area of law. The LLM International Law at the University of Essex offers the opportunity to study across a wide range of modules in the areas of Public international law, Human Rights, Commercial, Trade and Maritime law.

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Overview

You will learn about the foundations of the international legal system, and you will examine theoretical perspectives and the practice of its institutions and processes, while specialising in particular areas.

Throughout the LLM International Law at the University of Essex you’ll have the opportunity to study key areas, including but not limited to:

  • Public International Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Law of the Sea
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Financing International Trade
  • Commercial Conflict of Laws

You will be able to tailor your postgraduate degree to your interests with our range of optional modules, and at the end of your degree you will be awarded one of the following qualifying titles depending on your module choices: LLM International Law, LLM International Law (with Human Rights), LLM International Law (with Business Law).

Your future

Our School of Law graduates have gone on to a wide variety of careers in international and intergovernmental organisations or employment with governments across the world, in commerce and banking, in non-governmental organisations and, as might be expected, in the legal profession and the judiciary.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • Public International Law
  • Human Rights, International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Banking Law
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice: Law, Policy and Practice

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to .

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2. Degree in Law or a joint honours Degree with Law. Applicants who do not hold a Law Degree but who have additional relevant professional experience and/or traineeships or professional qualifications/certifications issued by professional bodies such as Bar Associations can apply and will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Colchester

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

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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