Courses are regularly reviewed and updated to reflect new developments and the requirements of the profession, together with the needs of industry and new legislative and other changes. The mandatory modules on the programme provide basic research skills and methodology and tuition in the core substantive legal areas:
- Research Skills;
- Research Design;
- International Human Rights;
- International Law in the Contemporary World Arena;
- International Corporate Governance.
The dissertation will be studied in semester 3 and most mandatory modules are completed in semester 1, although it is possible to study some in semester 2.
The optional modules, from which you choose two, supplement the mandatory subject areas and allow further specialism:
- International Environmental Law;
- International Corporate Crime;
- International Criminal Law;
- Gender and International Human Rights;
- Law of Diplomatic Relations.
Optional modules are generally studied in semester 2, although it is possible to study some in semester 1.
As part of this course you will study Global Professional Development, a beneficial new 10-credit module developed in partnership with the CMI. Explore this module's content and benefits here.