Combining teaching from the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion (PPR) and the Law School, this degree develops skills, ability and knowledge in the field of International Relations. Students without prior study of politics, law or international relations are encouraged, but are expected to work hard to make up the gap to master advanced level study of these subjects.
A student is awarded either an LLM or an MA degree dependent on the weighting of law and politics courses studied. A major factor will be the department responsible for the supervision of the final dissertation.
You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.
Major Approaches to the Study of International Relations
Law and Global Health
European Union Law
European and International Competition Law
International Business Law and Institutions
International Environmental Law
International Human Rights Law
International Terrorism and the Law
The Rights of Peoples
The Law of International Organisations and Institutions
Indepedent Research Module
Conflicts of Law in Business Relations
International Criminal Law
International Family Law
LLM Gender, Sexualities and Human Rights
Transitional Justice, Human Rights and Peacebuilding
Politics and International Relations of the Middle East
Conflict Management and Contemporary Conflicts
Globalisation: Its Meanings, Causes and Consequences
Theorising Security and War
Theory and Concepts in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
Issues and Practice in Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
International Relations and Politics of South Asia
Conflict, Culture and Toleration
Information contained on the website with respect of modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, or staff changes, or new research.
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