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University of Westminster International Law LLM
University of Westminster

International Law LLM

London, United Kingdom

1 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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Sep 2024

GBP 17,000 / per year *

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* international | UK: £12,500

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Introduction

With globalisation, international law is becoming increasingly important, and our International Law LLM prepares you for a future career in the international arena. Our teaching team is composed of world-renowned scholars who are leading the way in their respective subjects, including – but not limited to – international human rights law, the law of armed conflict, development law, energy and climate change law, international cyber security law, refugee law, the law of the sea, international courts and tribunals. In previous years, our teaching team organised study visits to international organisations and to international courts in London and The Hague.

Our International Law LLM attracts students from every nationality and background, not only those who have previously studied law but also those with a degree in political science, international relations, or another relevant discipline. This creates a uniquely vibrant and stimulating learning environment in which to study international law.

The International Law LLM at Westminster Law School is taught in our central London campus, just a short distance from most major British institutions and international organisations. The course can be taken full-time or part-time, and you can start in either September or January.

We also have a research group, International Law at Westminster (ILaW), which conducts important research projects on topical international law issues. These projects have received external funding because of their importance and their potential impact. ILaW also regularly organises events in which students are invited to participate.

Every year, the Oxford University Press Prize is awarded to the best International Law LLM student.

The course will enhance your understanding of the key principles of public international law, the main developments within the public international law framework and the process of globalisation and its significance for international law.

Top reasons to study with us

  • Learn in the heart of London – Studying at our Regent Campus in central London, you'll be part of a diverse, global community.
  • Tailor the course to your interests – You can choose from a wide list of specialist international law modules.
  • Be part of a vibrant academic community – You'll learn alongside students not only from law but also related subjects and be part of the International Law at Westminster research community.
  • Learn from experts – Our teaching team is composed of world-class researchers who have widely published in their fields of expertise.

Why study this course?

  • Fantastic central London location
    You'll be studying in the centre of one of the world’s greatest cities, within easy reach of London's unrivalled legal, cultural and political resources.
  • Be part of our international law community
    You'll have the opportunity to get involved in the activities of our International Law at Westminster research cluster, where you can build contacts with leading professionals and participate in events on topical international law issues.
  • Develop your legal knowledge and skills
    You'll enhance your understanding of international law and gain a critical awareness of current issues and new insights in this area, as well as develop your research, analytical and broader transferable skills.

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