University of Glasgow: International Law

InstitutionUniversity of Glasgow
Department School of Law View department profile
Web https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/law/postgraduate/llm/
Email christian.tams@glasgow.ac.uk
Telephone 0141 330 4515
Study type Taught

Summary

The programme 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.

**Academic contact: christian.tams@glasgow.ac.uk
Admissions enquiries: www.gla.ac.uk/enquirenow
September start
LLM: 12 months full-time; 24 months part-time**

**WHY THIS PROGRAMME**

If you want to increase your horizons to an international platform and look beyond domestic legal orders, this LLM is ideal for you.

You will be taught by a team that truly understands international issues, with staff drawn from Canada, Germany, Scotland, Greece and Uzbekistan.

We offer excellent facilities including our dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre.

Guest speaker presentations and other extra-curricular events round off the academic programme, and allow you to engage with current debates.

**PROGRAMME STRUCTURE**

You are required to take at least three courses from the following list (plus one other) and to submit a dissertation as falling within the area. Courses are delivered through a blend of lectures and seminar style teaching.

**Courses**
- Advanced introduction to international criminal law

- Advanced introduction to the law of the United Nations

- Foundations of international law (normally compulsory)

- International and European human rights law

- International courts and tribunals

- International trade law

- International investment law

- International law and international economic governance.

**Programme alteration or discontinuation**
The University of Glasgow endeavours to run all programmes as advertised. In exceptional circumstances, however, the University may withdraw or alter a programme. For more information, please see: Student contract.
www.gla.ac.uk/myglasgow/senateoffice/studentcontract/

**CAREER PROSPECTS**
There is a high demand for law professionals with expertise in international law. The days in which international law was treated as an 'extra' are long gone. Lawyers pursuing ambitious careers will now inevitably have to deal with rules of international provenance, in fields as diverse as human rights or investment protection. You will be well placed for roles in law firms, international institutions, government departments and non-governmental organisations.

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Law has been taught at the University of Glasgow since the 15th century. Today the School of Law is recognised as the number two law school in the United Kingdom* and enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in research.

Studying for an LLM at Glasgow equips you with the knowledge and skills you need in an increasingly competitive legal market. Our graduates have gone on to work in international courts, the European Commission, banking and finance, international law firms, governments, and academic institutions around the world.

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