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International Law (Development)

* Gain an in-depth understanding of international legal responses to contemporary global challenges

* Critical reflection on the role of various institutions and global actors within development

* Specialist knowledge and skills required to succeed as professionals, scholars and leaders in the field of international law and development

**Law at Reading**

The University of Reading School of Law is a leading UK law school with a world-class reputation and global outlook.

We were ranked 10th for research intensity in the most recent national assessment, with 100% of our research judged to be of international standing.[1]

We offer a dynamic and international learning environment. Our teaching is supported by first-class research conducted by renowned experts across the main fields of national, European and international law.

Our Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation is a forum for conducting research and disseminating knowledge on international commercial law. You will also benefit from our strong links with the Graduate Institute of Political and International Studies, Henley Business School, and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre.

Students on the Global Law LLM programmes benefit from links with the Walker Institute, the School of Politics, Economics and International Relations, the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, and with Global Law at Reading (GLAR). Based at the School of Law, GLAR is a research hub that offers networking, conference and work experience opportunities.

Alongside your core subjects, there will be career development and co-curricular opportunities and a series of guest lectures by practitioners.

We offer double master's programmes with a wide range of leading partner universities worldwide, including Peking University and Renmin University in China, ALBA in Greece, MGIMO in Russia, Hanyang University in South Korea, and CYCU and National Taipei University in Taiwan.

[1] Research Excellence Framework, 2014.

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree(or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Global architecture of crisis, conflict and disaster management; Human rights law, policy and practice; International refugee law; Addressing poverty and inequality; Food security and development.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2018 15,650 (Whole course) International 12 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2018 7,360 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 12 Months
LLM Full-time January 2018 15,650 (Whole course) International 12 12 Months
LLM Full-time January 2018 7,360 (Whole course) Home/EU 12 12 Months
LLM Part-time January 2018 15,650 (Whole course) International 24 24 Months
LLM Part-time January 2018 7,360 (Whole course) Home/EU 24 24 Months

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