Master's Degrees in International Law in United Kingdom

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Studying International Law

International law focuses on the legal relation between nations instead of private individuals. When referring to international law, usually the following three disciplines are distinguished: Private international law, public international law and supranational law. International law degrees prepare graduates for careers in government, international relations, international business, and more.

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180 International Law Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.Sc. Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance

The MSc in Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance is a professional programme, delivered by The University of Law in collaboration with the International Compliance Association (ICA) for those seeking career-enhancing postgraduate qualifications.

LL.M. Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

The Criminal Law and Criminal Justice programme at the University of Birmingham draws upon Birmingham Law School’s long standing research strengths in the areas of criminal law and criminal justice. Criminal Law is concerned with the most potentially invasive assertion of authority by the state: if you fail to comply with the law you will be punished. 

Birmingham Law School
LL.M. Commercial Law

The study of Commercial Law form University of Birmingham provides an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in this important and fascinating area of law. 

Birmingham Law School
LL.M. International Trade Law

This International Trade Law pathway from the University of Birmingham enables you to understand the complex issues emerging in the area of international trade. In the modern world it is vital to understand the principles and main tenets of international trade; such as tariffs and customs regulation, as well as understanding how it affects societies, regions, and the environment. 

Postgraduate Certificate International Trade and Commercial Law

Developed by subject experts and experienced legal professionals, this online Postgraduate Certificate in International Trade and Commercial Law from University of Essex Online is the starting point for your journey on our postgraduate law pathway.

LL.M. Law (Pathway Human Rights Law) LLM, PDip

Studying for a Master in Law (Pathway Human Rights Law) LLM, PDip offered by the University of Kent means having the certainty of gaining an LLM in a specialist area of Law. The Kent LLM gives you the freedom to leave your choice of specialism open until after you arrive, your specialism being determined by the modules you choose.

Kent Law School
MSc/PgD/PgC Citizenship and Human Rights

Created by GCU in partnership with the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, this first-of-its-kind, work-based programme will empower you to promote the principles of human rights. The Citizenship and Human Rights programme is offered by the Glasgow Caledonian University.  

Glasgow School for Business and Society
LL.M. Human Rights

As a field of academic study, human rights cuts across a wide variety of disciplines. It sits at the heart of law, political science, theology and history.

Edinburgh Law School
Pre-Master Graduate Diploma in Law

The Graduate Diploma in Law programme offered by City, University of London offers preparation for master's degrees in law and litigation. The Graduate Diploma combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into a postgraduate university degree.

INTO City University London
LL.M. Law (Pathway International Law) LLM, PDip

The Law (Pathway International Law with International Relations) LLM, PDip programme offered by the University of Kent 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 and international law firms.

Kent Law School
LL.M. International Commercial Law

Continual developments in e-commerce and a shift towards global trading mean that new legal skills and knowledge are constantly needed in many jobs. The LLM International Commercial Law programme offered by the London School of International Business will prepare you for a career focused in these key international areas.

M.Sc. Citizenship and Human Rights By Learning Contact

This programme Citizenship and Human Rights By Learning Contact, Glasgow Caledonian University is designed for professionals and volunteers, working between state and market, who are interested in promoting the principles of human rights including anti-discrimination, participative democracy, accountability and social responsibility,

Department of Law, Economics, Accountancy & Risk
LL.M. International Economic Law

Since the establishment of the Bretton Woods System in the aftermath of the Second World War, we have seen an extraordinary evolution of international economic relations towards interdependence and integration, and discussions on this process –known as economic globalisation– are commonplace in academic and other fora.

Edinburgh Law School
Preparation Course Diploma in International Commercial Law (Level 7)

This programme Diploma in International Commercial Law offered by Stanmore School of Business aims to provide you with a deeper understanding of how international commercial law operates. Following successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in International Commercial Law, you should have developed a range of skills, which include: a sound understanding of each of the chosen areas of law.

LL.M. Law

The Master of Laws (LLM Law) course allows students to choose from a wide range of international and English law specialist subjects, including aspects of commercial and international trade law, intellectual property, and international human rights.

Brunel Law School
LL.M. International Energy Law and Policy

The growing pressure on natural resources has prompted an evaluation of traditional forms of energy, as well as a search for new and renewable energy forms. The International Energy Law and Policy LLM programme is offered at the University of Stirling.

Stirling Management School
Preparation Course Law And International Relations

The King’s International Foundation – Law & International Relations is a specialist academic preparation course designed for ambitious international and EU students who want to study a related undergraduate degree at King’s College London.

Academic Preparation Course
LL.M. Employment Law and Practice

The Employment Law and Practice programme from De Montfort University is specifically designed for professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and organisations, and is particularly suitable for lawyers, HR professionals, company secretaries, owner-managers and those with HR responsibilities.

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M.B.A. Master of Business Administration for Lawyers

The Master of Business Administration (Lawyers) MBA (distance learning) from De Montfort University is designed to offer those working within the legal field; whether as professional practitioners or managers, the opportunity to further develop their understanding and appreciation of management issues. At the same time, it will allow legal specialists to study selected core and elective modules in order to increase their professional expertise in their area of interest.

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LL.M. International Law

With globalisation, international law is becoming increasingly important and this course prepares you for a future career in the international arena. The LLM International Law at Westminster Law School is taught in the University of Westminster central London campus, just a short distance from most major British institutions and international organisations.

LL.M. International Commercial Law

To survive in today's competitive environment, busy and ambitious professionals need wide range of skills, knowledge and expertise. With the ultimate flexiblility which our programme offers, you can advance in your career and still continue to manage other responsibilities in your life. London School of Planning and Management offers the LLM in International Commercial Law degree course.

LL.M. International Development Law and Human Rights

On this course you’ll examine the theories and practices of development, social justice and human rights within and across nations. Among the themes explored are the implications of globalisation and its governance regimes, the feminisation of impoverishment, humanitarian and displacement issues, development and human rights, and the implications of environmental degradation.

M.A. International Law and International Relations

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.

Politics and International Relations
LL.M. International Human Rights

Are you looking for a thorough knowledge of human rights in order to support your career plans? This specialist postgraduate degree is particularly relevant for those who are looking for higher-level roles within the legal profession, human rights organisations or international campaigning groups.

LL.M. International Economic Law, Justice and Development

The International Economic Law, Justice and Development programme from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics is particularly well suited to lawyers and non-lawyers within non-governmental organisations, government departments and in-house corporate social responsibility departments, who wish to critically reflect on their role as practitioners.

Postgraduate courses
LL.M. International Law

LLM International Law, University of Nottingham This course is for those seeking a broader based qualification, including options involving any aspect of international law, whether public or private.

LL.M. International Human Rights

The LLM International Human Rights at Birmingham City University examines the impact of international human rights standards on national constitutions and laws, with particular focus given to the conflict between international standards and national provision.

School of Law
Postgraduate Certificate International Intellectual Property Law

This part-time programme provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical and practical aspects of intellectual property law. The course is suitable for both law graduates and those with backgrounds in the sciences, technology, engineering and the humanities.

College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences
LL.M. International Corporate and Commercial Law

Develop your global legal career with an online LLM from The Dickson Poon School of Law, one of the world’s leading law schools. The 100% online International Corporate & Commercial Law LLM allows you to benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are. 

Dickson Poon School of Law
LL.M. Competition Law

Widely respected throughout Europe and beyond, our LLM in Competition Law will challenge and inspire you in equal measure. Leading policy makers, practitioners and academics are attracted to King's throughout the year to address the most challenging questions about the theory and application of competition law and economics.

LL.M. Human Rights

The LLM Programme in Human Rights reflects established areas of research strength in the School of Law, and offers options which are of international relevance and which meet the demand for studying contemporary human rights issues at an advanced level.

College of Arts and Social Sciences
LL.M. International Law

The LLM (International Law) is one of the named routes through our LLM programme and allows you to specialise and develop expertise in international legal issues. The programme has been designed by a team of highly motivated academic staff at Teesside University who have particular research interests that have informed its content.

School of Social Sciences & Law
LL.M. International Law

The LLM in International Law offers a range of courses covering both public and private international law. It enables students to undertake advanced legal research and writing in this field and educates students in the analysis of international treaties and case law with an international law dimension.

College of Arts and Social Sciences
Postgraduate Diploma Postgraduate Diploma in Law

The PGDL is an ideal stepping stone into either a full-time law career or advanced legal study. If you do not have an LLB Law degree awarded by a university of England and Wales, completing this course enables you to go on to professional training as a barrister or a solicitor.

School of Law
M.Sc. Global Crime, Justice and Security

This Global Crime, Justice and Security Masters degree at Liverpool John Moores University is based on internationally recognised research and is delivered by its expert authors. You will extend your knowledge of issues of global crime, justice and security within an international legal context through the study of a selection of specialist areas of law and policy.

M.A. Legal Studies (General Programme)

The MA in International and Comparative Legal Studies allows students to create their own programme structure, choosing courses from a range covering comparative regional law, trade law, law and development, commercial law (including copyright and patent law), human rights, environmental law, Islamic law, dispute resolution, and international law.

Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
Pre-Master Graduate Diploma in Law

The Graduate Diploma in Law programme offered by City University London offers preparation for master's degrees in law and litigation. The Graduate Diploma combines academic study, intensive English language teaching and study skills to prepare you for entry into a postgraduate university degree.

LL.M. International Business Law

The International Business Law programme from BPP University is designed for you if you wish to practice international business law not only in the UK but also elsewhere. It covers specific areas of law necessary to help you advise on cross-border business activity.

BPP Law School
LL.M. International Economic Law (PGDip)

The LLM in International Economic Law (PGDip) from Oxford Brookes University provides the opportunity to study the international law of trade and finance from the public policy perspective of the regulator. It enables the student to specialise from, a wide range of subjects and topics in areas such as the regulatory framework of the global trading system, the resolution of trade disputes, and the legal and policy mechanisms affecting foreign direct investment.

School of Law
Master Global Health, Law and Governance

Global public health has become a subject of study across several disciplines, including biomedicine, political economy, sociology and anthropology, epidemiology and statistics, health services research, and policy studies. Law has also been amongst these, but has rarely been the focus of dedicated study in the context of global public health. Yet legal frameworks and instruments continue to evolve and to shape and influence both the content and delivery of standards and policy goals.

M.Res. Global Health Law and Governance

The MRES in Global Health Law and Governance is a pre-doctoral training programme designed to provide a critical, research led approach to the study of Global Heath Governance, together with training in the key research skills appropriate for Doctoral level study. 

LL.M. Global Environmental Law and Governance

The programme aims to help students critically appraise and creatively contribute to environmental regulation and governance at the international, transnational, national and local levels.  You'll focus on the global dynamics of environmental law. In particular, you'll look at the mutual influences and interactions among different regulatory levels.  

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
LL.M. International Commercial and Business Law (Part Time)

The LLM International Commercial and Business Law degree offers those who already have or who want a career in the practice of international commercial law (whether in private practice, with a government or international organisation, or in a corporate or financing environment) one of the widest selections of subjects (modules) offered by any law school in the UK.

The Law School
LL.M. International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Our LLM International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, University of Essex builds on the success of our long-established LLM International Human Rights Law, and our expertise with respect to the protection of human rights in situations of acute crisis such as war or displacement of refugees.

School of Law
LL.M. International Economic Law

The International Economic Law programme from University of Glasgow offers an in-depth study of all the different aspects of the contemporary regime of international economic law. Unlike most other programmes, it overcomes the division between the main branches of international economic governance and raises awareness for common themes and challenges facing international economic law.

LL.M. Law - European Legal Studies (LLM)

This programme offers a range of units which give you the opportunity to study the internal workings of the Union and the ever-increasing penetration of Community law into the national legal orders of the Member States.

Faculty of Social Sciences and Law
LL.M. Qualifying Law

This Qualifying Law programme from Birkbeck, University of London places the study of law in a historical, social and comparative context. You will develop advanced skills in legal writing, oral presentation and critical reasoning. 

Postgraduate courses
M.A. Diplomacy, Law and Global Change

This Diplomacy, Law and Global Change course at Coventry University focuses on the emerging global order of the twenty-first century. You will study two core areas: Diplomacy and the International System and International Law in the Contemporary World Arena.

M.A. Law By Research (September start)

The MA Law by Research is an ideal choice for you, if you want to undertake in-depth and individually supervised research on a topic of your own choice. It is ideal if you are aiming to proceed to doctoral study, or if you wish to enhance your career prospects by developing expertise in a specific area of law, and improve your research and writing skills. The ability to undertake a major piece of research is a transferable skill which is relevant to many different kinds of employment.

Masters Programmes
M.Res. Human Rights & International Politics

This ESRC-recognised research-training Human Rights & International Politics programme at University of Glasgow gives you a broad and rigorous grounding in the study and methodologies of one of the most salient and pressing issues in the contemporary world: the place of individual human rights in a system of international relations in which states' rights have traditionally been paramount.

College of Social Sciences
LL.M. International Commercial Law

You’ll learn about the regulation of trading and commercial activities, cross-border transactions between companies and individuals, and the process of harmonising commercial law. You’ll also learn to apply the rules of international trade law and develop critical perspectives so that you can evaluate cutting-edge scenarios and the theories underlying trade liberalisation.

LL.M. International Studies in Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property (IP) is a fast growing area of the law, requiring highly qualified multilingual specialists who can deal with IP rights across national borders. The new LLM International Studies in Intellectual Property Law course offers a specialised programme of study that will enable you to meet the requirements of a future career in this area. 

School of Law and Criminology
M.A. Human Rights

This course examines the human rights actors, activities and mechanisms used to define and protect human rights. A key concept is the role of practitioners/activists in the field. The course deals with political developments in the UK, in Europe and internationally, and explores the extent to which human rights are enshrined in and supported by deeper politics and culture, and by institutions, structures, movements and values.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Postgraduate Certificate Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development Management

The online Postgraduate Certificate in Human Rights and Development Management at The Open University UK analyses various approaches of corporate social responsibility used by international businesses. The postgraduate degree includes courses of human rights law and development management. Learn to assess legal practices in order to support and protect human rights.

LL.M. International and Comparative Tax Law

The International and Comparative Tax Law programme from BPP University will help you develop a detailed understanding and knowledge of selected key principles, rules and concepts of business taxation (including international taxation) in the UK and United States.

BPP Law School
LL.M. International Law

International law is an increasingly important field of study and practice. Never before has international law taken such a central position in public debates. 

LL.M. International Human Rights Law

Develop and refine your expertise with this career-enhancing distance learning course in International Human Rights Law from De Montfort University , designed for both legal and non-legal professionals.

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LL.M. International Law

The International Law programme at the University of Glasgow reflects the breadth of contemporary international law, addressing issues as diverse as world trade disputes, United Nations peacekeeping, international human rights litigation, State responsibility and criminal trials before international courts.

School of Law
LL.M. Transitional Justice and Conflict

This pathway connects research in law, social science and contemporary politics to provide you with a solid grounding in international human rights and international humanitarian law. You’ll focus on responses to violations of these legal regimes through transitional justice and international criminal justice.