This programme provides a critical appreciation of the new legal regime emerging between international law and criminal justice symbolised by the creation of the International Criminal Court. Through a strong foundation in both international law and international criminal law, the programme offers the opportunity to develop expertise in terrorism studies, international policing, international organised crime, the laws of war and armed conflict, human rights and Islamic law.
In addition to the two core modules, Current Issues and Research in International Law and International Criminal Law, candidates take at least one module from the following: Terrorism Studies, War and Human Rights, International Policing, International Organized Crime, Contemporary Islamic Legal Issues, law of Armed Conflict, Feminist Legal Studies. Candidates may chose another of the above or one module form any other LLM programme. . The Dissertation must be deemed by the Dissertation committee to be substantially related to the area of International Law and Criminal Justice.