Máster en Derecho Internacional - LLM
El Máster en Derecho Internacional se adentra de forma exhaustiva en el derecho internacional contemporáneo y profundiza en temas tan diversos como disputas comerciales internacionales, misiones de paz de las Naciones Unidas, pleitos internacionales en el campo de los derechos humanos, responsabilidad del estado y juicios penales frente a tribunales internacionales. Se basa en la convicción de que el sistema internacional necesita un marco legal que funcione y que las normativas del derecho internacional sean prácticas (tanto en el ámbito doméstico como en el internacional).
- 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 have a very vibrant mooting programme and a dedicated Moot Courtroom. We have an outstanding record of success and you can participate in internal, national and international mooting competitions.
- 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.
- LLM: 12 months-full time; 24 months part-time
You are required to take at least three courses from the following list (plus one other) and to submit a dissertation (15,000 words) approved as falling within the area.
- Foundations of international law (normally compulsory)
- Globalisation, constitutionalism and human rights
- International criminal law
- International and European human rights law
- International economic law
- International law of human security
- International law and international security
- International investment law
- The settlement of international disputes
- United Nations law.
There is a high demand for law professionals with expertise in international law. You will be well placed for roles in law firms, international institutions, government departments and non-governmental organisations.
Entry requirements for International Law are a good first degree in law (2:1 upwards or equivalent) or a first degree (2:1 upwards or equivalent) with at least 50% of the credits in law.
If your first language is not English, the University sets a minimum English Language proficiency level.
The LLM in International Law is taught by a team who combine academic excellence with first-hand knowledge of the practical workings of international law.
The International Law Team
- Prof Christian J Tams (Programme Convenor)
- Mr Akbar Rasulov
- Mr James Sloan
- Dr Antonios Tzanakopoulos
- Prof Nicholas Tsagourias
Members of staff have:
- advised litigants in proceedings before the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the European Court of Human Rights, ICSID tribunals and domestic courts.
- worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the UN International Law Commission.
- been involved in the work of the UN peacekeeping missions, have drafted government reports on compliance with human rights obligations, have worked for NGOs on human rights and refugee issues, and have contributed to OSCE studies in the field of minority rights.
Members of staff:
- hold degrees from Harvard, Oxford, NYU, the LSE and Cambridge, as well as from the Universities of Uzbekistan, Greece, Germany, Canada and the United States
- have published widely in leading publications, on questions of UN law, international investment law, international criminal law, international legal theory, human rights, dispute settlement, statehood and the use of force
- have contributed to leading research projects such as the Encylcopedia of Public International Law, the Oxford Commentaries on International Law and International Law in Domestic Courts
Members of staff:
- participate in the work of important legal associations such as the International Law Association and the European Society of International Law
- are regularly invited to present papers in the UK and abroad and frequently organise guest lectures or workshops in Glasgow
- judge on international mooting competitions