International Law and Global Health, LL.M. | Keele University | Keele, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
8000 GBP/year
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About

 LLM in International Law and Global Health at Keele University is one of only a few specialist courses in global health law and governance in the UK. It offers a unique opportunity to become an expert in a rapidly evolving and highly relevant field of law and practice.

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Overview

The LLM in International Law and Global Health at Keele University explores the intersection of health and law at the international level, including global health governance, the international right to health, and legal interventions to prevent and respond to infectious and non-communicable diseases. The LLM will provide you with both a general understanding of how law operates on the global stage and in-depth expert knowledge of the regulatory frameworks that govern issues such as pandemic management, equitable access to medicines, or pharmaceutical patents.

Career

The LLM in International Law and Global Health is a gateway to a range of careers and employment opportunities in the private and public sector. These include careers in international law firms, consultancy or research roles in government or the private sector, and opportunities in relevant national and international agencies such as the UN, the World Health Organization, or NGOs. Equally, the programme will equip you for further study in the form of a postgraduate research programme, such as a PhD, by providing appropriate research training and an introduction to key methodological and theoretical frameworks.Career options include employment in: 

  • academia 
  • aid and development agencies 
  • civil service 
  • local or national government 
  • national health services 
  • professional bodies 
  • third sector organisations 
  • international agencies such as the World Health Organization

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Foundations of International Law
  • International Law and Human Rights
  • Advanced International Law
  • Global Health Law
  • Covid-19 in Law, Policy and Practice
  • Healthcare Justice and Society

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
91

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
91

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

  • Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of a qualification in English language. The minimum score for entry to the LLM is academic IELTS 6.5 (or TOEFL 91). Students who have taken one of the English language qualifications but did not achieve the required grade may be admitted to the programme provided that they study on a pre-sessional English Language course before they start their degree studies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK - PT £8,000 (Y1 £5,600, Y2 £2,400)

Living costs for Keele

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

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.

  • KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (PGT)

Up to £5,000 based on undergraduate degree award.

  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP

£1,000 for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries.

  • KEELE ALUMNI DISCOUNT

  • CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

  • GREAT SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

  • MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NORTH AMERICAN STUDENTS

  • US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANSARTICLE 26 ASYLUM SEEKER BURSARY

  • FULL TIME MBA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MSC AI AND DATA SCIENCE SCHOLARARSHIP

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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