What will I learn?

Course description

The LLM in Transnational Dispute Resolution course allows you to develop advanced knowledge of the procedural and substantive law and the rules that govern the settlement of international and transnational disputes.

As such, the course focuses on the contemporary rules, procedures and practices of international courts and tribunals. This includes the International Court of Justice, interstate and mixed arbitration tribunals, as well as investment dispute resolution mechanisms such as the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), or World Trade Organization (WTO).

The course also deals with mechanisms allowing the settlement of disputes which are of a hybrid nature, eg partly international and partly domestic.

Aims

The LLM in Transnational Dispute Resolution course provides you with advanced knowledge of the rules and procedures along which international and transnational disputes are settled.

In addition to the critical tools to understand, apprehend and analyse the politics and the dynamics of international and transnational disputes.

Teaching and learning

The course is based on small-group, seminar-style teaching by our research-active teaching staff as well as invited external experts and renowned practitioners.

This master's degree is offered part time to allow those with a professional occupation to follow the course.

Career opportunities

This highly relevant LLM offers you career opportunities with states, government agencies, international courts and tribunals, law firms and multinational corporations who are looking for lawyers with an understanding of international and transnational dispute resolution.

Which department am I in?

The University of Manchester

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£20,500.00 (US$ 27,556) per year
The fees quoted will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

The University of Manchester

Oxford Road,

Manchester,

M13 9PL, England

Entry requirements

For international students

A minimum Upper Second class honours degree, or the equivalent, in law. This programme is a specialised course and not all Law degrees will provide the appropriate background. Potential applicants are advised that transcripts will be checked to ensure appropriate material has been covered. IELTS - overall score of 7, including 7 in writing with no further component score below 6.5; TOEFL IBT 103 with 28 in writing and no further score below 25 in each section. TOEFL code for Manchester is 0757. Pearson - overall 73 with 73 in writing and no further score below 66

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

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