University of Aberdeen: International Law, Security and Strategic Studies
|Institution||University of Aberdeen|
|Department||School of Law View department profile|
The LLM in International Law, Security and Strategic Studies at Aberdeen explores how the legal disciplines impact the prevention, control and conduct of conflicts in the modern word. With the combined strength of two schools, this programme explores the use of force by international and transnational actors to achieve political and security objectives. It allows a focused appreciation of the legal considerations that frame many contemporary conflicts. Students will have the opportunity to develop critical thinking and analytic skills through studying courses such as The Evolution of International Law in a World of Crises, The Law of International Organizations and International Humanitarian Law.
This programme was designed with the assistance of external contacts within the fields of International Law and Strategic Studies. With the combined input from several expert lawyers, you will gain unique insights into both subjects and will advance your understanding of their relationship. Alongside the expert knowledge of our internal staff at the University, the programme aligns with the competencies required for today’s international job market.
The University of Aberdeen has a reputation for attracting world-class teaching staff with unrivalled experience and knowledge in their specialist subjects. You will have access to first rate teaching from globally respected staff, such as Programme Director Dr Irène Couzigou, who before lecturing at Aberdeen, worked at the Universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim in Germany, respectively and as an assistant to a professor at the University of Paris II in France.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
Normally an upper second class Honours degree or equivalent in International Relations, Politics, Economics, Law, Geography, History or cognate disciplines, or relevant professional experience (e.g. work for NGOs, the civil service, the military, the international media). Prospective applicants who are unsure about their eligibility are encouraged to address an informal inquiry to the programme director.
|EU||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|England||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|Scotland||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|Wales||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|Channel Islands||10000 GBP for Year 1|
|International||19000 GBP for Year 1|
University of Aberdeen
School of Law
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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