|Study location||United Kingdom, Birmingham|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Upload documents in original language and translations. Take originals along when you go to study.
IELTS: 7.0 overall (with no less than 6.5 in any band)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
Two academic references (or if appropriate to the programme applied for, one could be from your employer).
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Personal statement, approximately 5000 characters, explaining why you are interested in studying on your chosen programme. Alternatively, you can type this within your application.
The modern world is defined by its global nature; no individual or country is left untouched by global interactions or implications.
This is not just in relation to economic processes, but also critical transnational issues, such as immigration, terrorism, environmental damage and cyber security. Law is increasingly called upon to respond to these challenges in innovative and nuanced ways. This pathway will appeal to those who wish to engage with this dynamic area of international law with applications in multiple career directions.
You follow a modular programme (180 credits in total), which comprises six taught modules (20 credits each) and a dissertation of 15,000 words (60 credits); the latter to be submitted at the end of the year of study. Students following the International Law and Globalisation pathway will study a minimum of three of their six modules from the list below;
Environmental Energy Law
European Human Rights Law
Global Crime Problems
Human Rights and Criminal Justice
International and European Legal Responses to Terrorism
International Criminal Law and Justice
International Human Rights Law
International Trade Law and Policy: Foundations
Law of International Organisations
Political Participation, Human Rights and Marginalised Groups
Public International Law
Transnational Criminal Law
In 2014/15, 93% of Law postgraduate students were in employment or further study within six months of graduating, with 90% of those employed in graduate level employment or further study. Our graduates move onto a diverse range of careers, with many going on to work in top law schools and law firms. Some examples of where our recent graduates have gone on to work include; the Criminal Justice Alliance, the Home Office, Pinsent Masons LLP, Shoosmiths LLP and Equity Chambers. A number of our postgraduate students go directly from Birmingham to complete the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Professional Training Course.