International Law [LLM]

University of Glasgow
In Glasgow (Scotland)

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Typology Postgraduate
Location Glasgow (Scotland)
Start Different dates available
  • Postgraduate
  • Glasgow (Scotland)
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If you want to increase your horizons to an international platform and look beyond domestic legal orders, this LLM is ideal for you. You will be taught by a team that truly understands international issues, with staff drawn from Canada, Germany, Scotland, Greece and Uzbekistan. 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. Guest speaker presentations and other extra-curricular events round off the academic programme, and allow you to engage with current debates.

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University Avenue, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, Scotland
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Starts Different dates available
University Avenue, G12 8QQ, Glasgow, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law

Course programme

You are required to take at least three courses from the following list (plus one other) and to submit a dissertation (15,000 words) approved as falling within the area. Courses are delivered through a blend of lectures and seminar style teaching.

  • Advanced introduction to international criminal law
  • Advanced introduction to the law of the United Nations law
  • Foundations of international law (normally compulsory)
  • International and European human rights law
  • International trade law
  • International investment law
  • International law and international economic governance
  • International tax law
  • The settlement of international disputes.

Note: Some courses might not be available every year.

Additional information

‌The LLM in International Law is designed for students looking beyond the horizons of their respective domestic legal orders. It reflects the breadth of contemporary international law, addressing issues as diverse as world trade disputes, United Nations peacekeeping, international human rights litigation, investment protection and criminal trials before international courts. It is based on the conviction that the international system requires a functioning legal framework, and that rules of international law are of practical relevance, both at the international...

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