Students undertake four modules and a dissertation. There are 3 core modules: Law of the World Trade Organization, Globalization and Current Issues and Research in International Law (CIRIL).Students are required to take CIRIL and at least one of the other two; with students from a non-law background recommended to take at least the Globalization option. Candidates take one option module from the following: Transnational Corporations, Law and Development, Economic Integration in Developing Countries, International Environmental Law or International Human Rights. The Dissertation must be deemed by the Dissertation committee to be in the area of International Law and the World Economy.
Graduates with an LLM in International Law and the World Economy can look to the expanding market and professional choices available in this field. A wide range of possible career paths includes specialised legal practice, work in the public sector and government, development agencies and organisations, journalism and advocacy.