LLM International Law and Global Justice
School of Law,
Faculty of Social Sciences
This course has been designed primarily for students and lawyers who want to develop expertise in international law and who work in, or intend to pursue a career in, the public sector. This may include high-level government lawyers, leaders in non-governmental organisations, and academics. The course offers the opportunity to gain a critical understanding of the role of international law in advancing justice both in times of peace and war.
Teaching is informed by the research of renowned academics from the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law.
This course is one of the pathways offered on the Sheffield LLM. You can also choose to study the LLM Corporate and Commercial Law option.
If you’re not sure which specialist pathway you want to follow, don’t worry, you can take the Sheffield LLM without specialising, or opt to follow one of the pathways on arrival. The choice is yours.
Modules for this course will be confirmed soon.
The content of our courses is reviewed annually to make sure it's up-to-date and relevant. Individual modules are occasionally updated or withdrawn. This is in response to discoveries through our world-leading research; funding changes; professional accreditation requirements; student or employer feedback; outcomes of reviews; and variations in staff or student numbers. In the event of any change we'll consult and inform students in good time and take reasonable steps to minimise disruption. We are no longer offering unrestricted module choice. If your course included unrestricted modules, your department will provide a list of modules from their own and other subject areas that you can choose from.
The course is delivered through seminars in each subject area.
Assessment is through essays and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
Get hands on legal experience
Postgraduate Student, LLM International Law and Global Justice
2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in law or a subject with a sufficient legal component.
Other qualifications and relevant work experience will be taken into consideration alongside qualifications.
Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
If you have any questions about entry requirements, please contact the department.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It's a quick and easy process.