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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

International law is an exciting and ever changing area of law.

You’ll study international law from a theoretical perspective, helping you to understand and contextualise the law and the international legal system. You’ll learn from today’s leading lawyers – our world-leading research underpins our teaching – and gain a strong basis in the foundations of international law and the international legal system.

You’ll have the opportunity to explore specialist areas of the law that seek to regulate, for example:

  • the use of force
  • armed conflict
  • international crimes and terrorism
  • human rights and human migration
  • the protection of the environment.

Sussex Law School provides an international, stimulating and engaging learning environment for you to build a rich base of knowledge. We’ll also prepare you for your future career – our courses have skills training at their core, enabling you to approach legal problems logically.

CAREERS

Our course will enhance your employability. You’ll have acquired transferable methodological skills, equipping you to handle legal texts, international instruments and academic literature.

The LLM’s emphasis on comparative, international examples will help if you are interested in looking to work in both the UK and overseas in international law firms, agencies, governments, international organisations and NGOs.

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per 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 Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 104 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    132 59%

    38th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    45th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    86th

    26

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