University of Aberdeen: International Law and International Relations

InstitutionUniversity of Aberdeen
Department School of Law View department profile
Web http://www.abdn.ac.uk/law
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

International Law and International Relations at Aberdeen provides an advanced understanding of both disciplines and how their interaction impacts upon international politics. This innovative programme combines courses in the theory and practice of International Law, International Relations and Human Security. You will gain a unique interdisciplinary perspective on a range of contemporary issues related to the transformed nature of global governance. Throughout this programme, you will have the opportunity to study courses such as The Evolution of International Law in a World of Crises, Use of Force in International Law and Latin America: Security Conditions and Challenges.

This programme was designed with the assistance of external contacts who work specifically in the fields of International Law and International Relations. With the combined input from several expert lawyers, you will gain unique insights into both subjects and will advance your understanding of their relationship. Coupled with the knowledge of our internal staff at the University, the programme offers a range of courses that are aligned with the competencies required for today’s international job market.

In Aberdeen, you will benefit from the wide community of international staff and students which provides a stimulating learning environment. You will have the opportunity to develop a professional network, some students being already engaged in an international career. The University of Aberdeen has a reputation for attracting world-class teaching staff with unrivalled experience and knowledge in their specialist subjects. Being taught in small classes, you will have easy access to first rate teaching from globally respected staff, such as Programme Director Dr Irène Couzigou, who before coming to Aberdeen, researched and taught in the field of Public International Law at the University of Paris 2 in France as well as at the University of Heidelberg and at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law in Germany. Her publications deal with the Use of Force in International Law, the Law of International Organisations, and International Human Rights Law.

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University of Aberdeen
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The University of Aberdeen is ranked in the Top 30 UK Universities by the Complete University Guide 2019.

Law has been taught at the University of Aberdeen since its foundation in 1495. Today, the school is ranked among the Top 5 UK law schools (CUG 2019), and we are justifiably proud of our joint #1 ranking for graduate prospects (CUG 2019).   

We teach a broad cohort of 980 undergraduate, postgraduate and research students representing 40 nationalities.  The University has a student population of around 14,000 and a large international community of students drawn from …

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