Master of Laws - International Law (BCU)

Overview of the Degree

Duration: 1 year
Credits: 180
Awarded by: Birmingham City University
Type of Award: International Law
Batch Commencement: October/ March
Graduation: Sri Lanka/ UK (optional)

The LLM International Law brings together different areas of international law and enables you to critically examine how international law operates within the fields of human rights and business law. The course examines international law with the underlying philosophy of providing a structured course characterised by sound theory and application to produce students capable of engaging with international institutions through their understanding of how law operates at the international level.

Additionally, it provides an opportunity to acquire, or build upon existing skills gained from your undergraduate course - enhancing employment opportunities in the legal profession and providing a basis for progression to doctoral studies.

Entry Requirements

Minimum 2:2 class UK degree or international equivalent in any subject area.


  • Public International Law
  • Transnational Commercial Law
  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Human Rights in the Wider World
  • International Criminal Law
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Dissertation, Project or Placement