An LL.M. is the first step towards academics in many countries. It presents many opportunity to specialize in a particular field or to undertake thorough research. It can also prove beneficial in obtaining a doctoral level degree in law.
An LLM is a postgraduate program for law students who want advanced training and knowledge in a particular area. Specialization areas may include commercial law, finance, human rights law, tax law, and international business law.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under different governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
Oxford is a university town, home to the oldest England’s university that is established in 1096 or earlier (exact year is unknown). Another university dates from late 19th century, and there are also one Islamic university and one independent college.
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Study the history, theories and application of the concepts of development and globalisation under international law. [+]
Study how the law relates to commercial endeavours within a globalised economy from the perspective of the private business actor. [+]
LLM in International Trade and Commercial Law
The LLM in International Trade and Commercial Law provides the opportunity to study some of the most important aspects of international trade and commercial law. This course includes the opportunity to study international trade law, international investment law, international commercial arbitration, international labour law or international corporate governance.It is ideally suited to students from a law, business, management, politics or other social science background, offering an opportunity to explore this dynamic area of law.The skills and knowledge offered are particularly useful if you want to work in law, import-export, insurance, investment, shipping and freight, commodities, or intellectual property. It would also appeal to those who intend to pursue careers in international and national trade, and marketing bodies, as well as in government and academic posts.... [-]
The LLM in International Human Rights Law offers the opportunity to gain a critical understanding of international human rights. [+]
LLM in International Human Rights Law
The LLM in International Human Rights Law offers the opportunity to gain a critical understanding of the history and theoretical underpinnings of international human rights, international and regional human rights systems, and the practical application of human rights norms in a range of contexts. In Semester 1 the compulsory module in International Law provides a general introduction to the theoretical basis and main aspects of public international law of which international human rights law is a very important subcategory.In Semester 2, in addition to the compulsory module in International Human Rights Law, you are able to choose from a wide range of specialist topics, including:... [-]
The LLM in International Economic Law provides the opportunity to study the international law of trade and finance. [+]
LLM in International Economic Law
The LLM in International Economic Law draws students from around the world, providing you with the opportunity to explore the pressing international economic issues of the day in a truly international environment. The course provides a theoretical and practical understanding of the regulatory framework of the international trading system as well as addressing a range of other legal issues arising from different kinds of international business transactions.It begins by providing a general understanding of international law and the international legal system in Semester 1, allowing you to place international economic relations in context. In Semester 2 you can explore questions of governance through study of the World Trade Organisation and examine the workings of more specific systems such as international trade law, international investment, international commercial arbitration, international intellectual property law, and international corporate governance.The skills and knowledge gained will equip you for a career not only in law, but also in fields such as business, trade, finance, banking, shipping or marketing.... [-]
The LLM in International Law draws students from around the world, providing you with the opportunity to explore the international issues of the day [+]
LLM in International Law
The LLM in International Law draws students from around the world, providing you with the opportunity to explore the international issues of the day in a truly international environment. International law in the broadest sense is concerned not only with inter-state relations, but also with relations between states, individuals, international organisations and other non-state actors. It encompasses issues relating to the creation of legal obligations, recognition of states, the role of international organisations, liability for international crimes and dispute settlement, as well as questions relating to the use of force, environmental protection, human rights and regulation of international trade and investment.As well as the LLM in International Law, we offer five specialised international law LLM courses that reflect the research strengths of the teaching team within the School of Law as well as an LLM by Research. They are:... [-]