Masters in International Law

International law deals with relations between nations and states also known as law of nations, and is split into public international law, private international law and supranational law. International law deals with the legal interactions between nations, companies, or governments, assuring their proper rights.

Masters of international law offer many specialisations such as: international economic law, international security law, international criminal law, international environmental law, diplomatic law, international human rights law, etc.

Students of international law will be prepared to address topics such as: state elements of liability for internationally wrongful conduct, state responsibility for dangerous activities, law treaties and negotiation practices, means of settling international economic disputes.

Bachelors in international law may prepare graduates for future government positions as well as to work in departments that address issues such as international relations, European integration and legal reconciliation. Other career paths include private law firms that deal with international business transactions, international and non-profit organisations as well as intergovernmental organisations.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

International Law LL.M. International Law
  • Sep 2017
  • Not specified
  • 12 months

The School of Law at Kimep University offers a master degree academic programme: LL.M in International Law. The LL.M in International Law is designed to develop primary legal skills and to introduce students to the fundamental principles of international law and comparative law.

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International Security Postgrad.Cert. International Security
  • Jan 2017
  • Aug 2017
  • National $ 10,200
  • International $ 10,200
  • 18 months

Gain insight into the complex issues that shape the global security landscape, and examine the link between domestic and foreign policies, politics, and the causes of conflict. Through the International Security professional graduate certificate from Harvard University, you build expertise to help you advance a career in government, an NGO, an international organization, or a multinational corporation.

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International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy LL.M. International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA € 6,015 per year
  • International € 13,250 per year
  • 12 months

The introduction of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has resulted in significant changes in the area of Disability Law and Policy. The LLM in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy from the National University of Ireland, Galway addresses that and graduates from this programme will be the first to emerge skilled in this growing area of law and policy.

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Legal Studies Master Legal Studies
  • Any time
  • International $ 53,016
  • 12 months

The Master of Legal Studies (MLS), offered by Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law is an online degree for professionals who can benefit from legal training but do not wish to practice as an attorney. Designed for non-lawyers, the MLS improves students’ understanding of U.S. law and explores the relation between law and various disciplines.

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International Business Law LL.M. International Business Law
  • Any time
  • EEA € 12,000 per year
  • International € 12,000 per year
  • 12 months

This LLM International Business Law programme from Catholic University of Portugal is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law.

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International Relations with International Law M.A. International Relations with International Law
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 5,430 per year
  • International £ 13,340 per year
  • 12 months

Despite their close relationship, International Law and International Relations have traditionally been taught as discrete subjects. This programme is based on a recognition of the need to allow each discipline to be informed by the other. The programme covers the general methods, scope and theories of International Relations and International Law. This International Relations with International Law programme is offered at the University of Kent.

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International Law LL.M. International Law
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA $ 43,712 per year
  • International $ 43,712 per year
  • 12 months

A traditional legal education is no longer sufficient to equip international lawyers with the tools they need to succeed in the complex field of international law. International lawyers need a broader contextual understanding, not only of the law but also of the societies and institutions in which international law is made, interpreted, and applied.

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International Law LL.M. International Law
  • Any time
  • EEA € 17,350 per year
  • International € 17,350 per year
  • 12 months

The CIA launches drones to “legally” kill Al-Qaida leaders. An arbitrator rules that anti-smoking policies infringe a bilateral investment treaty. A father is suddenly detained at the airport as his name appears on a no-fly list. The International Law programme is offered at the University of Kent - Brussels School of International Studies.

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Diplomacy and International Relations Master Diplomacy and International Relations
  • Any time
  • EEA € 2,600 per year
  • International € 2,600 per year
  • 24 months

This Master degree programme in Diplomacy and International Relations from Vytautas Magnus University challenges students to develop an in –depth understanding of international affairs and diplomacy.

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I-LLM LPC  (Legal Practice Course: Supported  E-Learning) LL.M. I-LLM LPC (Legal Practice Course: Supported E-Learning)
  • Mar 2017
  • Sep 2017
  • National £ 15,240
  • International £ 15,420
  • 24 months

The I-LLM LPC (Legal Practice Course: Supported E-Learning) course is offered by The University of Law. If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor via our supported online learning option. With a clear focus on your future employability we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our NEW LPC Employment Promise.

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Human Rights (1 Year) M.A. Human Rights (1 Year)
  • Sep 2017
  • EEA € 13,000 per year
  • International € 13,000 per year
  • 10 months

Since its foundation in 1998 the MA in Human Rights (1 Year) Program at Central European University (CEU) remains the first in the region to offer graduate education in international and European human rights law to students from various parts of the world, including Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and the Balkans.

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International Law and Human Rights LL.M. International Law and Human Rights
  • Sep 2017
  • International € 2,000 per year
  • 24 months

International Law and Human Rights is a 2-year master's programme providing comprehensive knowledge of the principles, regulations, subjects and practice in the field of international law and human rights.

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