Full-time LLM (1 year, 180 credits)
- Four core plus two optional modules are completed over terms one and two, with a Dissertation period in term three.
Part-time LLM (2 years, 180 credits)
- Four core plus two optional modules are completed over four taught terms, plus a Dissertation period
- Two modules in term one, two modules in term two, and two modules in the first term of the following academic year.
Students must complete the following modules: Foundations and Principles of International Law, Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization, International Organisations and International Dispute Resolution and two other optional modules of their choice. One of those optional modules may be a non-LEX module from one of the MA programmes delivered by the Department of Law and Politics.
Each module is typically worth 20 credits, except the Dissertation and Work Integrated Learning modules which are worth 60 credits each. The Work Integrated Learning may be chosen to replace the Dissertation with prior agreement.
List of modules:
Legal Research Skills (compulsory)
Foundations and Principles of International Law (Compulsory)
English Commercial Law (optional)
Law of the International Sale of Goods (optional)
Sustainable Development and Human Rights (optional)
Individual Employment Law (optional)
Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization (Compulsory)
International Organisations and International Dispute Resolution (compulsory)
International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration (optional)
Comparative Corporate Governance (optional)
International Human Rights Law (optional)
International Maritime Law (optional)
Politics of Globalisation (optional)
Migration Politics and Policies (optional)
In addition to the Law modules listed above, students can study one of the following modules if available.
Sustainable Development and Human Rights (20 credit) Optional ;
Politics of Globalisation (20 credit) Optional ;
Migration Politics and Policies (20 credit) Optional
Work Integrated Learning
*Undersubscribed modules (under 5 students) following the formal registration of students will not run.
** LLM students must study LEX4165 Dissertation, assessed by a 15,000- 18,000 words dissertation in term three, or –if eligible- the diary and original research paper required to complete SSC4060 Work Integrated Learning module.