LLM in Law, Development and Globalisation (2019 Entry)

Location
United Kingdom
Dates
Dates flexible
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Accreditation
-
Language
English
Course Fee
$19,189

Course Overview

Overview:

The SOAS LLM in Law, Development and Globalisation is a specialist programme that provides you with both a good grounding in the fundamentals of international law as well as opportunities to develop an expert niche offered by our diverse and unique range of development and globalisation modules.

Module options include:

Environmental and Sustainable Development in a Global Context; Multinational Enterprises; Gender and Sexuality; International Investment, International Refugee and Migration, EU Law in Global Context Postcolonial Theory, Islamic Law and WTO law. Teaching and learning environment. The SOAS School of Law adopts an innovative and critical approach to teaching and learning which draws on the wider international community of academics, legal practitioners and NGOs both in London and internationally. We pride ourselves on our diverse teaching culture and high level interactive classes, which includes: student-led research conferences, student blogs; meet-the-author book review sessions; film reviews; re-enactments of historic international legal events; international law mooting or pleading; and simulated peace negotiations.

In addition to your chosen modules you will join the International Law Master Class. This is a non-assessed course designed to build a research community and nourish your legal research and writing skills, your powers of critical thinking, and your international legal imagination. You will also become a member of the Centre for the study of Colonialism, Empire and International (a hub for inter-disciplinary collaboration and research on international law) and join a vibrant research community of international legal scholars and a diverse community of students from all over the world.

Why You?

This programme is ideal for LLB graduates or legal professionals with an interest in forming a niche specialism in law, combining the theory and practice of international law with our diverse range of development, globalisation and law in the modern economy modules.

You will join an international body of SOAS LLM, MA and other postgraduate alumni many of whom are now working at the UN, in NGOs, in government, in private practice, in policy work or in academia.

Overview duration:

  • One calendar year (full-time) Two, three or for years (part-time, daytime only) We recommend that part-time students have between two-and-a-half and three days a week free to pursue their course of study.

Fees 2019/20:

  • UK/EU fees:

Who should take this course

Interested Students.

Course content

Structure:

Students must take modules to a total value of 180, consisting of a dissertation (60 credits) and 120 credits of taught modules. Taught modules are worth either 15 or 30 credits.

Students who wish to graduate with a specialised LLM are required to take at least 60 credits associated with his or her specialised LLM, a further 30 credits within the School of Law ( General Law Postgraduate Taught Module List ), and a final 30 credits which can either be taken within the School of Law or from the Language Open Options or Non-Language Open Options pages with the LLM Programme Convenor's permission. The dissertation topic will be undertaken within the LLM specialisation.

About Course Provider

Our mission is to inspire the next generation to develop ideas for a fairer and more sustainable world. We welcome the brightest minds from over 130 different countries, creating a community that is diverse, vibrant and multinational. From day one at our central London campus, our students are encouraged to challenge conventional views and think globally – and that’s one of the reasons why they develop careers that make a real difference. A SOAS student is typically passionate about their subject, opts to learn a second language, loves to learn, to travel, to be surprised; and is interested and engaged with the world around them.