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LLM - Legal and Political Aspects of International Affairs

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Cardiff University School of Law and Politics

Tel: (0)29 2087 6705

Email: law@cardiff.ac.uk

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Cardiff University School of Law and Politics
Law Building, Museum Ave
Cardiff
CF10 3AX


In recent years, key global issues have raised the profile of international affairs substantially. Lawyers are increasingly required to understand both the law and political issues which influence how States and other
international actors behave.

Our LLM (Legal and Political Aspects of International Affairs) will help you build the necessary level of expertise to succeed in the fast-growing world of international affairs, in a stimulating and challenging environment.

The LLM in Legal and Political Aspects of International Affairs is a participating Masters course for The Commonwealth Shared Scholarships scheme.

Key features:

·         a varied programme that draws students from all over the world

·         the ability to study topics in-depth and conduct research in areas of
international affairs of particular interest to you

·         the only programme in the UK to offer tuition from established experts
in both international law and international relations

·         an international perspective, with emphasis on international
conventions as well as political reality

·         innovative and unique modules, from the traditional to those at the
cutting edge of recent developments

·         flexibility and choice from a wide range of modules

·         an extremely friendly and approachable teaching team

Compulsory modules:

Human Rights and Global Justice and International Affairs: Legal and Political Aspects; or either Human Rights and Global Justice or International Affairs: Legal and Political Aspects and one of either International Humanitarian Law or International Law and the Use of Force.

Optional Modules:

Two from the compulsory list or any of the following:

·         Human Rights, Health and Disability

·         Human Rights: National And International Legal Contexts

·         Law of the Sea

Or any of the modules listed in any other LLM programme or from a combination of LLM programmes or from the Department of Politics and International Relations, subject to availability.

Information on the fees and funding for this course is to be confirmed. 

Visit the website for more information about international students at Cardiff.

Visit the website for more information about employability at Cardiff.

ESSENTIALS

UCAS Code 0-

Entry Requirements

  • Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent)
  • other appropriate qualifications will be considered

Start Date 30/09/2015

Duration 1 year (Full-time) / 2 years (Part-time)

Full-Time/Part-Time Full time/Part time

Distance Learning No

Employability

LLM - Legal and Political Aspects of International Affairs

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OVERVIEW

At Cardiff, we are committed to providing an outstanding teaching and learning experience that is underpinned by our excellent research activity.

We attract students from all over the world and offer a friendly, supportive and culturally diverse environment in which to study. 

We offer a range of undergraduate law courses, all of which enable you to complete the foundation modules that constitute the academic stage of training necessary to become a solicitor or barrister.  We also offer postgraduate LLM courses that enable you to specialise in particular areas of law, and research degrees for those who want to study an aspect of law at a more in-depth level.

Our Centre for Professional Legal Studies provides the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and the Legal Practice Course (LPC) for students who wish to qualify as barristers or solicitors. These courses have consistently received the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board’s highest ratings. We also offering a one year, full time and two year part-time GDL.

We recognise that employability is crucial to all our students. The extra-curricular activities we offer such as our award winning Pro Bono Scheme, mooting competitions and client interviewing competitions, build on the knowledge you gain in the classroom and help you to develop many of the skills required for a career in law and a wide range of professions. We have a dedicated Law Careers Adviser, and we run a comprehensive programme of workshops and presentations designed to help you take that first step in your career.

We have a vibrant research culture and are recognised as a leading legal research institute. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework nearly all our research activity was classed as world leading or internationally excellent.

We also offer the latest e-learning facilities and a library equipped with over 100,000 volumes and 270 serial publications, ensuring that you have a first-class environment in which to study.

Law is a challenging and rewarding subject which equips you to pursue a range of careers and our courses are designed to enable you to fulfil your academic and vocational potential. We hope that you choose to come and study with us in Cardiff.

FEES & FUNDING

Information on the fees and funding for this course is to be confirmed. 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Yes
EMPLOYABILITY

ESSENTIALS

UCAS Code -

Entry Requirements - Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent)
- other appropriate qualifications will be considered

Start Date 30/09/2015

Duration 1 year (Full-time) / 2 years (Part-time)

Full-Time/Part-Time Full time/Part time

Distance Learning No

Employability

Email: law@cardiff.ac.uk

Visit Website

Cardiff University School of Law and Politics
Law Building, Museum Ave
Cardiff
CF10 3AX

Contact

Cardiff University School of Law and Politics

Tel: (0)29 2087 6705

Email: law@cardiff.ac.uk

www.law.cf.ac.uk

Cardiff University School of Law and Politics
Law Building, Museum Ave
Cardiff
CF10 3AX

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