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Masters in International Law

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International law deals with relations between nations and states also known as law of nations. The study field can be split into 3 three disciplines: public international law, private international law and supranational law. International law has a broad spectrum of issues. It deals with the legal interactions between nations, companies, governments, assuring their proper rights. National law becomes international law when national jurisdiction is delegated to supranational tribunals by treaties. The main substantive fields of international law are: international economic law, international security law, international criminal law, international environmental law, diplomatic law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international law of war.

Suggested Study Programmes

  • Master in International Business Law

    The M.I.B.L. degree is a dual degree offered by the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy) and the Department of Law at NUI Maynooth. It will enable law graduates to further their legal education by gaining a systematic understanding of the critical issues at the forefront of select areas of international business law.

  • Master in International Business Law (Online)

    Aim for a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or government organisation with this fully online masters programme that equips students with the legal skills and knowledge required in today’s global business environment. Designed for both practising lawyers and business professionals with commercial responsibilities, this programme provides a firm foundation in international business law and the opportunity to pursue your interest in a number of specific legal areas. Modules include Conflict of Laws in Business and Commerce, Law of the World Trade Organisation, and Corporate Governance.

  • Master in European and International Trade and Investment Law

    The program, entirely taught in English, is designed specifically for students interested in working in international trade, customs, and investment positions. Topics include regional trade agreements (NAFTA, CAFTA, TPP), EU trade law, trade and development, TRIPs agreement, trade preferences, international banking regulation, and bilateral investment treaties.

  • Master in International Human Rights Law

    Our LLM International Human Rights Law is the oldest established human rights law course in Europe and offers you detailed coverage of the international and regional machinery for protecting and promoting human rights, plus knowledge of different human rights, their interplay, and their protection in peace, as well as conflict, situations.

  • Master in Law - General Legal Studies

    The University of Bristol LLM offers a variety of possibilities to study law at an advanced level and the opportunity to specialise in particular areas. There are a number of specialist programmes enabling you to study a set of related units that, together, provide a more in-depth knowledge and understanding of those themes.

  • Master in Corporate Social Responsibility

    As traditional forms of legal regulation through company law or trade law fail, the concept of corporate social responsibility is becoming increasingly important. Knowledge of the changing legal landscape in the field of corporate responsibility is thus vital.

  • Master in International Business Law

    This program is designed for the very best! This LL.M. is one of the few programmes specifically designed for those attorneys who seek to develop a professional career in international business law.

  • Master in International Law

    This specialist international law course provides an innovative focus on contemporary legal and political issues in the international community. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to international law, exploring both social science and legal perspectives. The diverse range of subjects means it is appropriate for students from a range of subject backgrounds, including law, social sciences, humanities and international relations.

  • Master in Master of Laws

    The Master of Laws (LLM) programme, including the named awards in Criminal Law, Medical Law, International Law and Business Law, has been designed by a team of highly motivated academic staff at Teesside University who have particular research interests that have informed its content.

  • Master in International Energy Law and Policy

    Graduates of the LLM/ MSc in International Energy Law and Policy will be well placed to pursue careers in the legal firms, the environmental sector, government, regulatory authorities, international bodies, non-governmental organisations, business, pressure groups and charities. Expert staff within Law, Economics, Politics, and Environmental Science have come together to offer an innovative and distinctive multi-disciplinary degree which will provide graduates with developed understanding and knowledge of the key areas of environmental policy and governance.

  • Master in International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy

    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 addresses that and graduates from this programme will be the first to emerge skilled in this growing area of law and policy.

  • Master in Human Rights Law

    This programme is taught primarily by examining current international events and the theoretical bases of international law. It is particularly suited to those involved with, or who are hoping to work for, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, international law firms and foreign affairs departments. Students are encouraged to participate in the activities of the Centre for Critical International Law (CeCIL) at Kent. These include workshops, trips to international courts and tribunals, and guest lecture series.



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