LLM in International Law
University of Bristol Law School
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 - 2 year
Full time, Part time
GBP 24,700 / per year *
01 Jul 2024
Earliest start date
* Overseas full-time
At a critical time in history, our LLM in International Law provides you with an exciting opportunity to gain a deep understanding of the role of public international law - and graduate to meet a growing demand for expert lawyers with the skills and knowledge to embrace the challenges of the increasingly complex relations between states.
Our LLM programmes, including the LLM in International Law, are well-respected by leading law firms*. This programme explores the pressures that arise from particular areas of international law and international policy, and the role of law in setting the framework for decision-making and as a tool for achieving policy goals. The course also covers issues with private international law through specialist units in International Commercial Litigation, Arbitration a range of commercial law units.
Choosing the LLM in International Law will see you challenged and inspired by world-leading academics dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking on a wide range of related issues as members of the Law School’s Centre for International Law.
The intellectually demanding, the research-rich curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out - able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills and empowered to pursue top-flight careers as solicitors, barristers, lawyers and researchers in international and European organisations.
Find out how you can do more with the law at the University of Bristol Law School.
Ranked #3 in the UK for legal research excellence (REF 2021)
* Ranked #4 in the UK for most graduate trainees recruited by top law firms (Chambers Student Guide 2019)
We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes. Our exciting range of optional units reflects the expertise of our globally renowned academics and an opportunity to further specialise your degree.
You will take four units (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points). You have the option of taking three specialist International Law units and one unit from any of our other LLM programmes.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in International Law.
Scholarships and Funding
Funding for 2023/24
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study.
Funding for 2023/24
Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School funding web page, including information about the Law School’s Think Big about Global Justice Scholarships, open to international postgraduate students.
Graduating from a world-leading law school* will open doors for careers in a variety of sectors. The content and approach to teaching in this programme will develop and deepen your understanding of [subject. i.e. banking and finance law] whilst building many transferable skills.
This LLM is suitable for law graduates and can provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers, boost the prospects for those already working in related fields - or as a solid first step towards a research career.
Please visit our Careers and Employability web page for more information about the support and opportunities we provide during your studies.
* Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Law 2020