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What will I learn?

Programme overview

At a critical time in history, our LLM in International Law provides you with an exciting opportunity to gain a deep understanding of the role of public international law - and graduate to meet a growing demand for expert lawyers with the skills and knowledge to embrace the challenges of the increasingly complex relations between states.

Our LLM programmes, including the LLM in International Law, are well-respected by leading law firms*. This programme explores the pressures that arise from particular areas of international law and international policy, and the role of law in setting the framework for decision-making and as a tool for achieving policy goals. The programme also covers issues with private international law through specialist units in International Commercial Litigation, Arbitration a range of commercial law units.

Choosing the LLM in International Law will see you challenged and inspired by world-leading academics dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking on a wide range of related issues as members of the Law School’s Centre for International Law.

Careers

Graduating from a world-leading law school* will open doors for careers in a variety of sectors. The content and approach to teaching in this programme will develop and deepen your understanding of international law whilst building many transferable skills.

Which department am I in?

University of Bristol

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£20,900.00 (US$ 25,207) per year
Fees are subject to an annual review. For programmes that last longer than one year, please budget for up to a five per cent increase in fees each year.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2023

Start date

26 September 2022

Venue

Clifton Campus

Tyndall Park Road to Park Row,

Bristol,

BS8 1TH, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be considered for admission to a master's degree programme at the University of Bristol, the minimum requirement for entry is an undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree that is equivalent to a UK upper second-class degree (also known as a 2:1). A CGPA of 3.2 or above is considered equivalent to a UK upper second-class degree. Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 overall with either listening or speaking at 6.5, with no skill below 6.0.

For international students

An upper second-class honours degree in law. Applicants who do not have a law degree but have obtained a 2.1 in at least 3 modules/units related to law/international law can be considered. International students with equivalent qualifications should supply a transcript of their examination results (this should be an official English translation if the original is not in English). IELTS: 7.0 overall with 6.5 in all skills; TOEFL iBT: 95 overall with R22, L21, S23, W22; Pearson PTE: 67 overall with 64 in all skills; Cambridge CAE: Grade C, or Level B2 with 184 in writing and 176 in all other skills; Cambridge CPE: Grade C, or Level C1 with 184 in writing and 176 in all other skills; Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level IV: pass in all skills; Trinity Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III: merit in writing and pass in all other skills.

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

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About University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is a prestigious and globally renowned research university, with an international community of students, staff and alumni.

  • Ranked 10th amongst UK universities (QS, 2022)
  • Ranked 62nd best university in the world (QS, 2022)
  • Top 5 in the UK for research (THE analysis of REF, 2021)
  • 27,000 students from over 150 countries

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