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International Dispute Resolution LLM

UK

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What will I learn?

Overview

Prepare yourself for the future of international dispute resolution in a global economy. A thorough knowledge of national laws and procedures is no longer sufficient to competently counsel clients in the globalised world of the 21 Century. As technology, trade and transportation have reduced the significance of borders, trans-frontier activity has become part of our daily routine. International and European law have developed dynamically to catch up with this quickly changing world and to regulate cross-border activities that national law can rarely govern efficiently. The International Dispute Resolution LLM, prepares you for a career in the challenging and exciting ?eld of international dispute resolution. It provides you with a solid foundation in all relevant areas including both private and public international means of dispute resolution and allows you to specialise in the ?elds of your choice. The faculty combines both King’s award- winning academics and some of the world’s leading practitioners.

Course detail

Students have a wide range of options of specialised fields of international dispute resolution, ranging from modules on international commercial arbitration and international investment arbitration exclusively taught by some of the world’s leading barristers, human rights law and litigation, international investment law as well as policy, negotiation, transnational litigation and world trade law. This LLM prepares students for a career in the challenging and exciting field of international dispute resolution. It provides them with a solid foundation in all relevant areas including both private and public international means of dispute resolution and allows them to specialise in the fields of their choice. The Faculty combines both King’s award-winning academics and some of the world’s leading practitioners.

Teaching and assessment

In the first and second semester you study your selection of taught modules (half and full). These are in most cases assessed in the third semester (May/June) by written examination, or in some cases by the submission of an assessed essay. Dissertation or research essays must be submitted in September, after the May/June examinations.

Which department am I in?

King's College, London

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£30,150.00 (US$ 36,371) per year
This is a fixed fee
Application deadline

Expected July 2023

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Strand Campus

Strand,

Westminster,

London,

WC2R 2LS, England

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£30,150.00 (US$ 36,371) per year
This is a fixed fee
Application deadline

Expected July 2023

Start date

Expected September 2023

Venue

Waterloo Campus

Stamford Street,

Southwark,

London,

SE1 8WA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students who have completed a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in the United States of America will be considered. Grades may vary depending upon the course chosen.

For international students

Undergraduate degree with high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65%) in Law or a degree with at least 70% law content, or an equivalent international qualification and grading. Exceptionally, you may be considered where a comparable academic level has been achieved through other graduate studies (such as a Graduate Diploma in Law) and where work or experience (at least three years legal work experience) has made you a suitable candidate for the LLM. In order to meet the academic entry requirements for this programme you should have a minimum high 2:1 undergraduate degree with a final mark of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme. If you are still studying you should be achieving an average of at least 65% or above in the UK marking scheme. Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill; TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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