University of Glasgow

International Law & Security [LLM]

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University of Glasgow
In Glasgow

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
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  • Glasgow (Scotland)
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If you want to increase your horizons to an international platform, look beyond domestic legal orders and learn about global security issues, this LLM is ideal for you. You will be taught by an excellent team that truly understands international issues, with staff drawn from Canada, Germany, Scotland, Greece and Uzbekistan. You will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to work as security consultant or practitioner with governments, international organizations and NGOs.  The programme includes optional participation in a student trip to Geneva. We offer excellent facilities including our dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre. The programme is based on small-group, seminar-style teaching by experts in the field. The programme is complemented by guest speaker events and research workshops, allowing students to get involved with leading academics from outside Glasgow.

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University Avenue, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, Scotland
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4.0 25/05/2019
About the course: I have an experience that I never thought can be happened. I enjoyed every lecture and tutorials. I am having a good time here. Glasgow is so exciting. I would highly recommend it to anyone.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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4.0 23/05/2019
About the course: Great experience, full of fun and challenges. People I met including the staff was helpful and amazing. I had a nice time and everything was great about the facilities/clubs. Thanks for everything.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Gavin Lawson
5.0 22/05/2019
About the course: The university is so friendly. I had the great experience there. It offers many opportunities to the students both vocationally and socially.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
IT Security

Course programme

The courses are delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars and project work. You are required to study one core course and three optional courses, as well as to submit a dissertation approved as falling within the area.

Core course
  • International law and international security.
Optional courses
  • Advanced introduction to international criminal law
  • Advanced introduction to the law of the United Nations
  • International and European human rights law
  • International law and international economic governance
  • International security and international relations
  • The laws of armed conflict
  • The settlement of international disputes.

Note: Some courses might not be available every year.

Additional information

The LLM in International Law and Security is designed for students interested in international law and a rapidly changing global security environment. It is an innovative, interdisciplinary and practice-oriented programme that combines legal courses with courses from politics and international relations. The programme aims to foster a critical understanding of contemporary global and regional security issues and the role of international law in addressing these issues.

The Masters reflects the breadth of contemporary international security issues, addressing...

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