This programme is for students who wish to specialise in public international law. It offers advanced courses in a range of specialist subjects, as well as foundation courses in the fundamentals of the international legal system and international relations.
This programme offers a wide range of subjects that deal with various aspects of international law enabling you to tailor the LLM to meet your specific interests.
The programme structure for 2017/18 is currently being finalised. You will take a total of 120 credits in taught courses, 60 in each semester, which may include the following:
Fundamental Issues in International Law International Criminal Law International Environmental Law WTO Law History and Theory of International Law International Climate Change Law International Investment Law International Law of the Sea Diplomatic Law Human Rights Law in Europe Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Inter-state Conflict and Humanitarian Law International and European Media Law
You will also complete a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits.
By the end of this programme, you should have acquired a more sophisticated understanding of the international legal system, international law-making processes, the diverse functions of international law in contemporary society, differing approaches to the subject, and a greater familiarity with research materials and methods.
Thanks to kind sponsorship as part of the Edinburgh Law School Tercentenary campaign, Edinburgh Law School is pleased to be able to offer 7 Tercentenary Awards for Excellence of £5,000 towards tuition fees in any LLM or MSc programme offered by the School, starting in September 2017 (including distance learning programmes).You must have applied for study at Edinburgh Law School before applying for this award.
Value of Scholarship(s)
£5,000 towards tuition fees
Any applicant accepted for a place on any of the LLM or MSc programmes offered by the School (including Online Distance Learning programmes) for 2017/18 entry.
A UK 2:1 honours degree in law or its international equivalent. Candidates with a UK 2:1 honours degree in a social science subject will be considered on a case-by-case basis. This programme is also open to non-lawyers, but some previous knowledge of the subject, or of international relations or politics, is normally required. If English is not your first language you must also provide a valid English Language Certificate.
For 2017/18 Entry: £10,800 (UK/EU) £19,300 (International)
Recipient: University of Edinburgh
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