Master in Conflict and Disaster Law

General

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Program Description

The LLM Conflict and Disaster Law is designed for those who wish to develop specialist expertise in Conflict and Disaster Law.

The aim of the programme is to equip students with a critical understanding of how the law, policy and practice impacts responses to conflict and disaster in both human and environmental situations.

A substantial dissertation is required as part of your study, which is designed to enable you to enhance your research skills as you undertake a detailed investigation in an area of your choice.

Modules

  • International Criminal Justice (Option)†
  • International Environmental Law (Option)†
  • International Human Rights (Core)
  • The EU as a Global Actor: EU External Relations Law (Option)†

† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.

How You Study

The programme is delivered by two-hour seminars, once per week, in each module. Extensive preparation is required for each seminar, and wide reading is expected.

The postgraduate level study involves a significant proportion of independent study, exploring the material covered in lectures and seminars. As a general guide, for every hour in class students are expected to spend two-three hours in independent

How You Are Assessed

All modules are assessed by written assignments. There is also a requirement to write a substantial dissertation. There are no examinations, written or oral.

Assessment Feedback

The University of Lincoln's policy on assessment feedback aims to ensure that academics will return in-course assessments to you promptly – usually within 15 working days after the submission date.

Entry Requirements

A second class honours degree or above in any subject or relevant experience.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

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