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|Application deadline:||International students applying for September 2013 entry should apply by Friday 12 July 2013|
|Tuition fee:|| |
|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
This programme is aimed at students with a specific interest in State affairs and the interaction of States with other actors such as international organisations and individuals.
The programme will enable you to understand the nature, structure and function of the international legal system and its influence on strategic national and international policies. A critical approach will be taken on contemporary challenges such as the role of foreign affairs in the protection of human rights, the use of nuclear weapons, and the resolution of international disputes. You will also gain a comprehensive understanding of the rights and obligations of individuals in an international context in view of recent atrocities such as war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity.
12 months full time; 24 months part time
Fees per academic year 2013-14
UK and EU: full time £5,500 part time £2,750
International: full time £11,500
In addition to the programme description, the information below details the modules you can expect to study as part of this postgraduate degree. Please be aware that programme modules do change and therefore may differ for your year of entry.
* LAW8559 Contemporary Problems of International Law and International Dispute Settlement
* LAW8146 Foundations of Public International Law
* LAW8558 International Criminal Law
* LAW8089 Legal Research Skills and Methods
* LAW8099 Dissertation
You will take a further 60 credits from the following:
* LAW8136 International Sale of Goods
* LAW8140 Law of the WTO
* LAW8554 International Commercial Arbitration
* LAW8556 The Law of International Credit and Security
* LAW8150 The Movement of Persons in a Global World
* LAW8557 Public Procurement: International Law and Standards
* LAW8053 International Environmental Law
* LAW8138 Science, Climate Change and Environmental Justice
An upper second-class Honours degree or international equivalent in Law is preferred. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower-second class Honours degrees, those with degrees in other areas such as education, economics, politics, geography or business, and those with relevant professional experience.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, with at least 6.5 in writing, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), or equivalent.
Our INTO Newcastle University Centre can provide extra tuition to help you meet the University's English language requirements.
The UK Border Agency (UKBA) has rules for international students regarding minimum English language requirements.
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
Scholarships and Other Sources of Funding
International Students, consult your own government for funding. The University offers International Scholarships, and there are funding opportunities by external organisations available.
Students should consult their employers for sponsorship opportunities.
More information on scholarships, studentships, bursaries and other funding is available from our database.
You are normally required to take an English Proficiency Test.
Most European Universities recognise the IELTS test.Take IELTS test
An INTO course can help you prepare for study if you do not qualify for direct entry to this programme.Learn more on INTO »
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