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International Law and Social Justice

12 months
14270 GBP/year
9700 GBP/year
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International Law and Social Justice offered by University of Brighton will expand the knowledge of those wishing to have a specialist working knowledge of the justice, international trade, charity and NGO sectors.


The emphasis of this course is to develop critical thinking and the application of theoretical knowledge on legal practice. Your study will also take a unique view of the law as it relates to health care through the prism of human rights along with modules on corporate crime and justice as well as a deeper exploration of international human rights and the law of international trade. International Law and Social Justice is offered by University of Brighton.

Experienced lecturers will support you to develop your skills of critical thinking and legal and interdisciplinary discourse and will also feature guest talks. You are encouraged to join extracurricular activities such as mooting, client interviewing and pro bono work to encourage you to develop skills in legal research, problem solving, critical analysis and communication. 


Students graduating from this course will be in a position to continue onto vocational training courses enabling them to work in the legal profession or to go into careers for NGOs, the Law Commission or charities.

Recent Law graduates have joined companies in roles such as:

  • Alpha Shindara Legal, Legal Secretary
  • Aston Bond, Solicitor
  • Bennett Griffin, Trainee Solicitor
  • Bernard Chill & Axtell Solicitors, Trainee Solicitor
  • Blake Morgan LLP, Litigation Paralegal
  • BlueBay Asset Management, Compliance Intern
  • Carmelite Chambers, Barrister
  • Financial Ombudsman Service, Adjudicator
  • Fox William, Trainee Solicitor
  • G2 Legal, Junior Consultant
  • Howlett Clarke, Legal Assistant
  • Mayo Wynne Baxter, Paralegal
  • Nationwide, Fraud Analyst
  • Turpin Miller, Solicitor

Programme Structure

Course structure:

  • International Human Rights and Social Justice 
  • Law and Policy of International Trade, Enterprise and the Environment 
  • Human Rights and Healthcare
  • Corporate Crime and Justice
  • Dissertation or Street Law

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Generally there's no deadline for applying for a postgraduate course at Brighton.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • 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

  • You must have obtained a good honours law degree at 2:2 or above from a UK or Republic of Ireland institution. Non-law honours degrees will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants without a UK or Republic of Ireland degree must hold a qualification in law which is at least equivalent to a good honours law degree at 2:2 or above awarded by a UK university.
  • If you can demonstrate relevant work experience your application will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Prospective students without a degree in law will be required to successfully complete a pre-course module in Legal Systems, Methods and Skills.
  • You must also display strong analytical and written skills and a motivation to study law.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14270 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9700 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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