12 months
7800 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
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Develop the specialist skills and expertise to excel in international law with an online LLM International Law from University of Sunderland.

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The 100% online LLM International Law from the University of Sunderland is ideally suited to professionals wanting to specialise in public international law and provides you with a firm foundation in the fundamentals of the international legal system and international relations. 

Open to both lawyers and non-lawyers, this online Law Masters develops a comprehensive understanding of international law that will prepare you for, or further your career in a wide range of sectors and professional contexts, both nationally and internationally, including government, trade, law firms, businesses, industry associations and non-governmental organisations.

What will you study?

The LLM International Law master’s degree from the University of Sunderland provides you with the opportunity to acquire a more sophisticated understanding of core areas of international law, including the international legal system, international law-making processes and the diverse functions of international law in contemporary society. A variety of active and innovative teaching methods combine to equip you with the vital skills of negotiation, persuasion, debating, presentation, teamwork and leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • European Law
  • Legal Research, Skills and Methods
  • Contract Law
  • Employment Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Tort Law

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree
  • A UK master’s degree (or international equivalent)
  • Third-class or ordinary undergraduate degree (without honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of two years’ appropriate work experience
  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of three to five years’ relevant professional experience
  • The work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, or project management

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

£7,800 total fees, option to pay £650 per module


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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