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.
In particular, this programme aims to provide advanced knowledge and understanding of:
At Newcastle, you will benefit from Newcastle Law Schoolís one million pound refurbishment. This includes an improved lecture theatre with state-of-the-artaudio systems, student communal area and law library.
This programme will be relevant to students interested in pursuing an international career in organisations such as the United Nations and the European Union. Other sectors include:non-governmental organisations, the public and diplomatic sector as legal advisors and law firms.
In addition to the programme overview, 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.
You will take a further 60 credits from the following:
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
An upper-second-class Honours degree, or international equivalent, in law. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower-second-class Honours degrees on their merit, those with degrees in other areas and those with professional law experience.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.5 in writing), or equivalent.
No work experience is required.
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