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LLM International Law


Course Description

International law is a dynamic subject which has to respond to real world problems. It directly affects States but is increasingly a matter of concern for public and private international and national organisations and individuals. Given contemporary and future global problems – for example, protecting human rights and security and the conservation of resources – the significance of international law is growing in a multipolar world.

This programme will enhance your understanding and challenge preconceptions of the complex legal and political nature of international law-making and governance and explore the often competing concepts that infuse the subject of international law.

You’ll investigate and apply the theories, principles and rules of international law to novel problems, real-world and hypothetical scenarios, and examine the rules, legal and political bodies such as the Security Council and the International Court of Justice and underlying policies governing international law.

Visit the LLM International Law page on the University of Leeds website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

Postgraduate Scholarships - 2 Awards

The School of Law is offering two scholarships of £2,000 for high-quality students studying postgraduate taught programmes in the School in 2015/16. The Professional Graduate Scholarship is not available to those registering via a School or University agreement.These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2000

Eligibility

- You must hold an offer of a place to study and begin your postgraduate taught Masters programme in September 2015.
- You must be classified as a Home/EU student for tuition fee purposes.
- You must have one of the following ...
- A First Class undergraduate degree in a related subject
- An upper Second Class undergraduate degree in a related subject (with an average of at least 62% in years 2 and 3) and a mark of 65% or above in the dissertation
- For applicants with at least five years of relevant work experience: an Upper Second undergraduate degree in a related subject.

Application Procedure

You must submit an application to the Law Admissions Office which includes proof of the criteria above. You must include your University ID number in your letter.

Further Information

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/postgraduates/taught-postgraduates/fees-and-funding


(Scholarship)

Liberty Scholarships - 6 Awards

The School of Law is offering six Liberty Scholarships of £3,000 to international students of high academic quality starting a postgraduate taught programme in 2015.These scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic performance in your undergraduate degree; the final decision on the award of a Liberty Scholarship will be that of the appointed award panel. The Scholarships have been created to aid those students from countries and/or regions where lack of funding is the biggest barrier to obtaining higher education overseas. The Liberty Scholarship is not available to those registering via a School or University agreement.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£3000

Eligibility

- You must be classified as an international student for tuition fee purposes.
- You must hold an offer of a place to study and begin your posgradaute taught Masters programme in September 2014.
- You must be resident of a country where there is limited availability of funding for international education at the post-graduate level
- You must hold an Upper Second Undergraduate degree in a related subject (with an average of at least 62% in years 2 & 3) and a mark of 65% or above in the dissertation.

Application Procedure

You must submit a statement of 250 words to addressing the twin requirements of academic excellence and enhancing international outreach. You must include your University ID number in your letter.

Further Information

http://www.law.leeds.ac.uk/postgraduates/taught-postgraduates/fees-and-funding



Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) in law or a relevant social science.

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