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University of Aberdeen: International Law, Security and Strategic Studies

Institution University of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Law View department profile
Web http://www.abdn.ac.uk/law
Email pgadmissions@abdn.ac.uk
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught

Summary

International Law and Strategic Studies at Aberdeen explores how the legal disciplines impact the prevention, control and conduct of conflicts in the modern word. With the combined strength of two schools, this programme explores the use of force by international and transnational actors to achieve political and security objectives. It allows a focused appreciation of the legal considerations that frame many contemporary conflicts. Students will have the opportunity to develop critical thinking and analytic skills through studying courses such as International Law: A Time of Challenges and International Humanitarian Law.

This programme was designed with the assistance of external contacts within the fields of International Law and Strategic Studies. With the combined input from several expert lawyers, you will gain unique insights into both subjects and will advance your understanding of their relationship. Alongside the expert knowledge of our internal staff at the University, the programme aligns with the competencies required for today’s international job market.

The University of Aberdeen has a reputation for attracting world-class teaching staff with unrivalled experience and knowledge in their specialist subjects. You will have access to first rate teaching from globally respected staff, such as Programme Director Dr Irène Couzigou, who before lecturing at Aberdeen, worked at the Universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim in Germany, respectively and as an assistant to a professor at the University of Paris II in France.

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The University of Aberdeen is ranked in the Top 20 UK Universities by the Complete University Guide 2021. 

Law was been taught at the University of Aberdeen when it was founded in 1495. Today, the school is ranked 6 in the UK for law (Complete University Guide 2021), and we are joint 5th for law graduate prospects (CUG 2021).   

We teach a broad cohort of around 1000 undergraduate, postgraduate and research students representing 40 nationalities.  The University has a student population of around 15,000 and a large international community of students drawn from 130 …

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