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International Law and Global Justice

This course is designed for recent graduates and established lawyers looking to work in the public sector as high-level government lawyers, with NGOs or as academics.
It equips you with an in-depth critical understanding of the role of international ?law, in war and in peace.

The teaching is informed by the research of renowned academics from the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law. The course is flexible, so you can choose modules from the other LLMs.

Entry requirements

We normally require a minimum 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, usually in law or a subject with a sufficient legal component. Other qualifications will be considered as will applications from candidates with work experience in a relevant field.

English language requirements

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Options include: theoretical foundations of international organisations; international human rights: philosophical, moral and legal foundations; global justice and international economic law; refugees and displaced persons in international law; trade remedies in World Trade Organisation (WTO) law; EU migration law in comparative perspective; international criminal law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays and a dissertation.


If you're studying part-time or for an alternative qualification then the fee could be different. Contact the department to check.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,500 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
LLM Full-time £ 16,000 (Whole course) International 1 Years
LLM Part-time Home/EU 2 Years
LLM Part-time International 2 Years

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