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International Law

International law is no longer simply a matter for diplomats and international organisations, but is impacting increasingly on the lives of ordinary citizens. Organisations now have to consider the wider issues of international law, whether in the context of international human rights and conflict resolution, the
environment, or in a business and commercial setting. This programme offers an excellent professional development opportunity for those working in, or wishing to move into, specialist areas such as international aid and development, international relations and international security.

Entry requirements

LLM: Entry requirements: a UK Bachelors degree with upper second-class honours or higher in law or in a degree
with substantive legal component. See international equivalent qualifications www.southampton.ac.uk/pgp/entry Work experience also considered English language: band 2D.

Course modules

Optional modules include: 30 credits: Commercial Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation; Insurance Law; International Commercial Arbitration; International Trade Law 15 credits: Advanced Secured Transactions; Corporate Governance of Boards; Corporate Governance - Shareholders' Rights; Global Trends in Copyright and Trademark Laws; Ship Finance.

Assessment methods

Assessment will vary depending on modules selected, but will include exams and coursework as well as your dissertation. Students are required to complete a total of 180 credits across their modules (credits are based on Credit Accumulation Transfer Scheme - CATS). The core LLM dissertation is awarded 60 credits, and students are free to choose remaining modules that total 120 credits.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Part-time September 2019 8,773 (Year 1) International 2 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 17,546 (Year 1) International 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Scotland 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 (Year 1) Northern Ireland 2 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Wales 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) Channel Islands 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 (Year 1) Channel Islands 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 (Year 1) England 2 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) EU 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 9,250 (Year 1) England 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 (Year 1) EU 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 (Year 1) Scotland 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 4,625 (Year 1) Wales 2 Years

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