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International Economic Law LLM

University of Edinburgh

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

This programme seeks to provide you with in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the: international legal institutions; rules and principles of the international economic system; key legal and policy issues arising from the globalisation of the world economy.

Combining detailed technical legal analysis with an engagement with history and political economy, it will; help you to place the current chapter of globalisation in its larger context, and to understand where it might be heading.

The programme structure is designed to ensure that you gain a thorough knowledge and critical understanding of three core branches of international economic law the compulsory courses: international trade law; international investment law; international development law.

You can also choose a tailored selection of option courses, depending on your personal interests and future career plans.

Career opportunities

This programme is suitable for professionally qualified lawyers wishing to practise international law professionally, whether in law firms or at the bar, as legal advisers in foreign ministries, other government departments, international organisations or NGOs.

It may also be of value to anyone seeking to develop a career in diplomacy or international relations.

Recent graduates are now working as: attorneys; lawyers; paralegals; tax consultants; legal analysts.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 103

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    220 100%

    1st

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    88th

    23

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