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  Diplomacy and International Law (Distance Learning) - LLM


Online Lancaster University    Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion

Full time & Part time See Course LLM, MA 12 months, full-time, 24 months, part-time
Law (22) Politics & Government (30)

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Immerse yourself in the world of diplomacy and international law with the Distance Learning LLM programme at Lancaster University. As one of the pioneering institutions offering a Master's in International Law and Diplomacy, Lancaster provides a unique opportunity to engage with leading experts in the field. Through the Richardson Institute, you will delve into peace and conflict research, honing your negotiation and diplomacy skills. The programme delves deep into strategic negotiations, international norms, and the relationship between international law and diplomacy. With a focus on practical exercises, lectures, and guest speakers, you will explore topics like arms control, climate negotiations, and human rights. To qualify for this dynamic programme, you'll need a 2:1 Hons degree in a relevant discipline. However, non-standard applicants are also encouraged to apply. The flexibility of distance learning allows you to balance your studies with other commitments, offering recorded materials, live lectures, and online collaboration. Upon completion, you'll be equipped with transferable skills in negotiation, paving the way for diverse career opportunities in government, think tanks, consultancy, and more. Embark on a transformative journey towards a successful career in diplomacy and international law with Lancaster University.

About the course

Why Lancaster?

  • Study at one of the first universities to offer a Master’s in International Law and Diplomacy
  • Engage with a range of external organisations via Lancaster’s Richardson Institute, the oldest peace and conflict research centre in the UK
  • Develop your negotiation and diplomacy skills with academics who are researching the latest developments in international law and humanitarian rights
  • Prepare for future roles in foreign affairs through extensive and complex mock negotiation exercises
  • Collaborate with the leaders of tomorrow in the Lancaster Security Institute, a centre exploring the intersection of technology, society and behaviour

Coming to an agreement isn’t always easy, especially when dealing with cultural and economic differences surrounding international disputes. This dynamic degree allows you to explore the complexities of foreign diplomacy in the context of international

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.


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